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Pressreleases from SCB
  Increased borrowing through bonds
  The outstanding stock of issues in debt securities with Swedish issuers increased in March. The increase occurred on the bonds market where half of the increase in stocks consisted of Swedish kronor and half in foreign currencies. However, the outstanding stock of issues decreased on the money market, mainly in money market instruments issued in Swedish kronor.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:30:03 GMT

  Conflict in Syria leads to increased immigration
  The conflict in Syria has led to one of the largest flows of refugees in the 2000s. At the beginning of the forecast period, immigration to Sweden will therefore largely be characterised by people who have left Syria. All immigrants are not refugees; there are many different reasons for moving to Sweden and this year it is estimated that 127 000 persons will immigrate.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:30:11 GMT

  Expenditure for social protection in relation to GDP increases
  Social protection expenditures increased during 2012 in current prices and in relation to GDP. In 2012 social protection was 30.5 percent of GDP. The corresponding figure for 2011 was 29.7 percent.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:30:03 GMT

  Public finances several years after financial crisis
  The financial crisis during 2009 affected economic development significantly in Sweden as well as in Europe. This of course had consequences on the finances of the public sector. What has happened during the years after the financial crisis? Statistics Sweden now presents a detailed picture of the finances of the public sector through 2012.

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:30:24 GMT

  Inflation rate -0.6 percent
  The inflation rate was -0.6 percent in March 2014, down from -0.2 percent in February 2014. The Swedish Consumer Price Index (CPI) was unchanged from February 2014 to March 2014 (0.4 percent increase from February to March 2013).

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:30:16 GMT

  Unchanged house prices
  Real estate prices for one- or two-dwelling buildings were unchanged during the first quarter of 2014, compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. Prices increased by 4 percent on an annual basis during the first quarter compared to the same quarter 2013.

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:30:07 GMT

  Increased business production
  Production for the business sector increased by 0.8 percent in February compared to January in seasonally adjusted figures. Comparing February with the same month last year, production for the business sector increased by 1.6 percent in working day adjusted figures.

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:30:06 GMT

  Increased R&D funds to higher education
  Statistics Sweden’s forecast for R&D funds in the government budget shows that appropriations for R&D will increase by SEK 850 million in 2014 compared to 2013, at the price level of 2014. In total, R&D funds amount to SEK 32.9 billion in 2014.

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:30:04 GMT

  Household consumption increased in February
  Household consumption increased by 0.6 percent in seasonally adjusted figures between January and February. Household consumption for December to February increased by 0.1 percent compared to the period September to November. Compared to February 2013, household consumption increased by 2.1 percent in volume and working day adjusted figures in February 2014.

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:30:01 GMT

  Increased industrial production
  Industrial production increased in February by 2.2 percent compared to January, corrected for seasonal effects. Compared with February 2013, industrial production increased by 1.7 percent in calendar adjusted figures.

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:30:09 GMT

Last update 21.04.2014