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Pressreleases from SCB
  Increased earnings for life insurance companies
  Earnings from insurance operations of life insurance companies equalled SEK 233 billion in 2013. In contrast, figures for insurance operations in 2012 amounted to minus SEK 159 billion.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:30:08 GMT

  Share wealth continues to increase
  The total wealth in shares in companies listed on the Swedish market continues to increase and was valued at SEK 5 187 billion at the end of June 2014. This is an increase of SEK 177 billion compared to the turn of the year. Households accounted for SEK 583 billion, which implies an increase of SEK 34 billion.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:30:05 GMT

  Retail trade increased in July
  The retail trade sales volume increased by 2.3 percent in July compared to the same month last year. Retail sales for consumables increased by 2.6 percent while retail sales for durables increased by 2.0 percent. The information is working day adjusted.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:30:03 GMT

  Slight increase in foreign trade in goods continues
  During the first six months of 2014 Swedish exports increased 2 percent and imports 4 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:30:06 GMT

  Net trade surplus at SEK 1.9 billion in July
  In July 2014 Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 86.9 billion, while imports of goods amounted to SEK 85.0 billion. As a result, the net trade balance was SEK 1.9 billion.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:30:04 GMT

  Second quarter volume of imports increased at a faster rate than second quarter volume of exports
  Exports of goods from Sweden during the second quarter increased by 0.1 percent in volume (value in constant prices) compared to the second quarter 2013. At the same time, imports of goods increased in volume by 3.1 percent.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:30:03 GMT

  Growth rate for household loans continues to increase
  The annual growth rate for MFIs' lending to households was 5.5 percent July, an increase of 0.1 percentage points compared to June. Housing loans account for the largest part of households' borrowing, and showed a growth rate of 5.8 percent. This is an increase of 0.1 percentage points compared to June.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:30:02 GMT

  Number of employed increased among foreign born
  During the second quarter of 2014 the number of employed persons aged 15-74 amounted to 4 779 000, an increase of 62 000 compared to the same quarter in 2013. The increase can mainly be explained by more employed persons among foreign born. Smoothed and seasonally adjusted data show a continued increase in the number of employed persons as well as in the employment rate. The number of unemploye...

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:30:04 GMT

  Producer prices unchanged in July
  Producer prices in total were unchanged between June and July. On the export market prices were also unchanged. During the same period prices decreased 0.1 percent on the domestic market and 0.5 percent on the import market.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:30:02 GMT

  Increase in the number of employed persons
  In July 2014, 4 982 000 persons aged 15-74 were employed, not seasonally adjusted. This is an increase of 77 000 compared to July 2013. The number of unemployed persons was 380 000, corresponding to an unemployment rate of 7.1 percent. The number of hours worked averaged 98.9 million per week. Smoothed and seasonally adjusted data shows a large increase in the number of employed persons and an...

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:30:15 GMT

Last update 28.08.2014