Sweden: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report;Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sweden

Publication Date: August 29, 2014
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Summary: Sweden’s economy has re-gained speed, following supportive macroeconomic policies and strong household demand. Employment has been rising, but the labor force expanded even more, resulting in higher unemployment mostly among vulnerable groups. Inflation remains very low, driven by external and domestic factors. At the same time, financial stability risks are an increasing concern, reflecting high and rising household debt, accelerating house prices, and Sweden’s very large banking system.
Series: Country Report No. 14/261
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Unemployment | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Sweden

Publication Date: August 29, 2014
ISBN/ISSN: 9781498300308/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1SWEEA2014001 Pages: 54
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