Sweden : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sweden

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publication Date:

November 17, 2016

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Sweden’s strong economic performance, with real GDP growth heading for about 3.4 percent in 2016 on the heels of an expansion of just over 4 percent in 2015. Employment has increased by 1.5 percent so far in 2016, pushing unemployment down to about 7 percent. Growth is expected to moderate to a still solid 2.4 percent in 2017. The fiscal deficit is expected to be small in 2016, even as migration-related government spending has almost doubled to about 1.4 percent of GDP owing to the surge in refugee inflows in 2015.

Series:

Country Report No. 16/353

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 17, 2016

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475553819/1934-7685

Stock No:

1SWEEA2016001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

63

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