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  Labour costs increased in August
  The Labour Cost Index (AKI) for the private sector in August 2014 was 112.9 for wage-earners and 116.3 for salaried employees. Compared to August 2013, labour costs have increased by 3.0 percent for wage-earners and 3.5 percent for salaried employees.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:30:10 GMT

  Net trade surplus at SEK 1.4 billion in September
  In September 2014 Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 101.2 billion, while imports of goods amounted to SEK 99.8 billion. As a result, the net trade balance was SEK 1.4 billion.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:30:15 GMT

  Retail trade increased in September
  The retail trade sales volume increased by 2.8 percent in September compared to the same month last year. Retail sales for consumables increased by 1.6 percent while retail sales for durables increased by 3.8 percent. The information is working day adjusted.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:30:13 GMT

  Producer prices decreased in September
  Producer prices in total decreased 0.3 percent between August and September. During the same period prices decreased 0.7 percent on the import market, 0.6 percent on the export market and 0.1 percent on the domestic market.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:30:10 GMT

  Growth rate for households' housing loans continues to increase
  The annual growth rate for households' housing loans amounted to 6.0 percent in September, an increase of 0.1 percentage points compared to August. Housing loans comprise 81 percent of total lending by MFIs to households and amounted to SEK 2 443 billion in September. The annual growth for MFIs' total lending to households increased from 5.6 to 5.7 percent.

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:30:01 GMT

  The number of employed persons continues to increase
  In September 2014, 4 809 000 persons aged 15-74 were employed, not seasonally adjusted. This is an increase of 101 000 compared to September 2013. The number of unemployed persons was 371 000, corresponding to an unemployment rate of 7.2 percent. The number of hours worked averaged 163.6 million per week, an increase of 1.5 percent. Smoothed and seasonally adjusted data shows a large increase i...

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:10 GMT

  Reduced R&D funds to defence sector
  Government sector expenditure on R&D activities has decreased between 2011 and 2013; at the same time the public sector has increased funding of R&D activities to other stakeholders. In particular, government funding to universities and colleges has increased. R&D activities focused on defence accounted for 41 percent of total R&D expenditure in 2013, compared to 51 percent in 2011.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:05 GMT

  Chemical industry uses most products dangerous to health in their production processes
  During 2012, chemical products dangerous to health have the highest turnover in the chemical industry. The largest group of chemical products are those classified as irritants and dangerous to the health. These are normally raw materials for synthesis or raw materials for plastics.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:02 GMT

  Increased borrowing in USD
  Swedish issuers had a total debt in debt securities of SEK 6 565 billion nominally at the end of September. This is an increase of SEK 107 billion compared to August. Money market instruments as well as bonds contributed to the increase; money market instruments rose by SEK 49 billion, or 5 percent, while bonds rose by SEK 58 billion, or 1 percent.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:30:02 GMT

  Software largest IT expense for enterprises
  Enterprises' expenses on IT amounted to SEK 42 billion last year. Compared to 2012 the largest enterprises increased their expenses by a total of 25 percent. Nearly half of the IT expenses were for purchases of software. For the largest enterprises, those with 250 employees or more, software accounts for 65 percent of the expenses. Among the smaller enterprises, expenses are largely unchanged.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:30:01 GMT

Last update 30.10.2014