Sweden stands strong: check out the new spring budget

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    Budget table Photo: Graphics: Jan Gerscher

On Tuesday 18 April the Swedish Government presented its Spring Fiscal Policy Bill and a proposed spring amending budget to the Riksdag.

The Ministry of Finance's latest economic forecast shows that:

  • Sweden's economy is strong;
  • employment is at record levels and
  • unemployment is falling; and the public finances are expected to show a surplus every year of this electoral period, i.e. 2015–2018.

Want to know more? Here is the spring budget in five minutes.