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  • What challenges does Sweden face after a rise in immigration?
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  • How Sweden Became a Symbol
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  • PM Modi expected to attend first India-Nordic summit in Sweden
  • Breaking down Sweden's anti-Semitism problem
  • Sweden's Economic Boom Revisited
  • How Sweden Became a Symbol
  • Sweden leads Scandinavia's 2018 growth outlook: Reuters poll
  • The Worker Retraining Challenge
  • Sweden's Worst Housing Slump Since 2008 Is Ripe for Sanity Check
  • Swedish central bank seen leaving policy unchanged next week
  • Sweden sees growth in Asian students
  • Sweden's Economic Boom Revisited
  • How Sweden Became a Symbol
  • Sweden to boost trade growth with M'sia
  • MIDA is upbeat on Swedish investment in the country
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  • World's First Whiskey Investment Fund Launched In Sweden
  • Sweden's Worst Housing Slump Since 2008 Is Ripe for Sanity Check
  • Swedish firms bullish about Malaysia, to invest more
  • Sweden's Economic Boom Revisited
  • How Sweden Became a Symbol
  • Sweden's Worst Housing Slump Since 2008 Is Ripe for Sanity Check
  • How Europe Can Face Up to Reality on Immigration
  • Pöyry PLC: Pöyry renames its Regional Operations Business Group ...
  • Sami celebrations marred by decline
  • JP Morgan explains how falling property prices could affect ...
  • Swedish Economy Beats Survey, Giving Central Bank Hope
  • 'Zim-Sweden trade negligible'
  • How Countries Around the World Fund Music—and Why It Matters
  • Why Sweden's economy is 'brightening' in 2015
  • $10 million package for exporters
  • Global Stockholm: Profiling the capital region's international ...
  • G6 restores Sweden-Asia service as volume builds
  • Swedish center-left govt promises $627 million for climate in 2018 ...
  • Sweden Squirrels Away Cash Ahead of Demographic Time Bomb
  • Gender equality should be at the heart of all policy
  • In awe of Åre, the Swedish ski resort now reached by budget flights
  • Five key points about the 2017 spring budget
  • How Smart Fiscal Rules Keep Sweden's Budget in Balance
  • Backed by strong finances, Swedish government boosts spending ...
  • Beleaguered Bond Traders Pin Their Hopes on Swedish Speed Trains
  • Swedish debt office says risk of lower borrowing after budget surplus
  • Swedish Debt Office sets banks' MREL levels
  • Swedish Debt Office to report 11 staff to prosecutor over bribery ...
  • Swedish government rejects Debt Office call for bigger FX mandate
  • Euro Zone's Too-Big-to-Fail List Swells as Nordea Sets Precedent
  • Swedish Riksbank Pleads for Independence With Reserves Imperiled
  • Beleaguered Bond Traders Pin Their Hopes on Swedish Speed Trains
  • Swedish debt office says risk of lower borrowing after budget surplus

    Sweden Leaders


    President


  • How Sweden Became a Symbol
  • 'When a US president speaks about Sweden, the fallout can last a ...
  • What challenges does Sweden face after a rise in immigration?

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Baltic-Nordic parliamentary speakers in China
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  • Xi Jinping Holds Group Meeting with Speakers of Parliaments of the ...

    Prime Minister


  • Swedish PM does not rule out use of army to end gang violence
  • Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?
  • How Sweden Became a Symbol

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?
  • Sweden calls Turkey to end Afrin attack, threatens withdrawal of ...
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    Minister of Economy


  • How Bill Morneau may use Sweden's gender-balanced snow ...
  • Swedish State Secretary to open DCD>Energy Smart in Stockholm
  • Membership in eurozone unlikely for Denmark, Sweden-adviser

    Minister of Agriculture


  • CALENDRIER du 12 février au 18 février 2018
  • Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Ikea, dies at 91
  • Over 30 Ministers spreading the message on St Patrick's Day

    Minister of Culture


  • How Sweden Became a Symbol
  • Breaking down Sweden's anti-Semitism problem
  • Iran: Speaking Swedish, acting North Korean

    Minister of Defense


  • Fearing Russia, Sweden Will Send War Instruction Manuals to ...
  • Swedish minister: Crisis in Baltic sea region would require joint ...
  • Can foreign policy be feminist? Sweden says yes.

    Minister of Education


  • Can foreign policy be feminist? Sweden says yes.
  • Will and Kate win Swedish hearts with Ikea secret
  • Breaking down Sweden's anti-Semitism problem

    Minister of Energy


  • EU shouldn't discriminate against palm oil, says Swedish minister
  • Europe's transition to a green energy future
  • Swedish State Secretary to open DCD>Energy Smart in Stockholm

    Minister of Finance


  • Finance Minister calls for inquiry into hospital scandal
  • How Bill Morneau may use Sweden's gender-balanced snow ...
  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge rub shoulders with Hollywood ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus V.Makei meets the Ambassador ...
  • Can foreign policy be feminist? Sweden says yes.
  • Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Sweden moves to classify loot boxes as gambling
  • CALENDRIER du 22 au 28 janvier 2018
  • Swedes told how to prepare for war as Russia fears grow

    Minister of Justice


  • Kurds demand Sweden take back captured Isis fighters
  • Sweden moves to classify loot boxes as gambling
  • How Sweden Became a Symbol

    Minister of Health


  • China hits back at 'irresponsible' Sweden over bookseller Gui Minhai
  • China's Detention of Swedish Bookseller Sparks Further Anger ...
  • Why family-friendly Sweden is talking about a maternity care crisis

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Sweden's Minister of Infrastructure visited World Maritime University
  • Swedish State Secretary to open DCD>Energy Smart in Stockholm
  • Sweden just appointed its first 'Chief Digital Officer'

    Minister of Sports


  • Isolation is rising in Europe. Can loneliness ministers help change ...
  • Joint Korean ice hockey team plays for first time ahead of Olympics
  • The Latest: Swedish coach says Russian decision 'messy'

    Director of State Security Service


  • Finnish Police Confirm 2017 Terror Attacker Was Islamic State ...
  • Police Confirm Legitimacy of Islamic State Text Messages to ...
  • Sweden pilots surveillance technology to combat terrorism and crime

    Chairman National Bank


  • Kenneth Hayne in early dig at profits of big banks
  • The Latest: Pelosi wants Nunes removed as chairman
  • Swedish, PHL companies call for responsible businesses

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • UN hails talks between North, South Korea
  • UNSC debates Syria crisis, counter terrorism
  • E. Ghouta, Idlib unacceptable: French envoy

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • In Honor Of The Fake News Awards, 10 Times Trump Spread Fake ...
  • Trump: Making Golf Horrible Again
  • Swedish teen 'in shock' after being bloodied at nightclub after ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Swedish teen 'in shock' after being bloodied at nightclub after ...
  • Swedish media got a lot fatter off gambling ad revenue in 2017
  • 'A crisis for human rights': new index reveals global fall in basic justice

    Opposition


  • How Sweden Became a Symbol
  • Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?
  • Sweden's first begging ban overturned by court

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Sweden's Economic Boom Revisited
  • Sweden's worst housing slump since 2008 likely to hurt GDP growth
  • The Worker Retraining Challenge
  • Sweden's Svensk Handel Welcomes New Legislation On Retail Theft
  • UPDATE 1-Swedish debt office says debt market under growing ...
  • Does Sweden's tax system really screw the rich?
  • Republicans are becoming the party of low regulation but high ...
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    Investment

  • Sweden to boost trade growth with M'sia
  • MIDA is upbeat on Swedish investment in the country
  • The world's first whisky investment fund is launching in Sweden ...
  • World's First Whiskey Investment Fund Launched In Sweden
  • Sweden's Worst Housing Slump Since 2008 Is Ripe for Sanity Check
  • Swedish firms bullish about Malaysia, to invest more
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    Demographics

  • Sweden's Economic Boom Revisited
  • How Sweden Became a Symbol
  • Sweden's Worst Housing Slump Since 2008 Is Ripe for Sanity Check
  • How Europe Can Face Up to Reality on Immigration
  • Pöyry PLC: Pöyry renames its Regional Operations Business Group ...
  • Sami celebrations marred by decline
  • JP Morgan explains how falling property prices could affect ...
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    Export/Import

  • Swedish Economy Beats Survey, Giving Central Bank Hope
  • 'Zim-Sweden trade negligible'
  • How Countries Around the World Fund Music—and Why It Matters
  • Why Sweden's economy is 'brightening' in 2015
  • $10 million package for exporters
  • Sweden to open trade office in Tehran
  • Global Stockholm: Profiling the capital region's international ...
  • Swedish Economy Beats Survey, Giving Central Bank Hope
  • 'Zim-Sweden trade negligible'
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    Public Spending

  • Swedish center-left govt promises $627 million for climate in 2018 ...
  • Sweden Squirrels Away Cash Ahead of Demographic Time Bomb
  • Gender equality should be at the heart of all policy
  • In awe of Åre, the Swedish ski resort now reached by budget flights
  • Five key points about the 2017 spring budget
  • How Smart Fiscal Rules Keep Sweden's Budget in Balance
  • Backed by strong finances, Swedish government boosts spending ...
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    Public Debt

  • Beleaguered Bond Traders Pin Their Hopes on Swedish Speed Trains
  • Swedish debt office says risk of lower borrowing after budget surplus
  • Swedish Debt Office sets banks' MREL levels
  • Swedish Debt Office to report 11 staff to prosecutor over bribery ...
  • Swedish government rejects Debt Office call for bigger FX mandate
  • Euro Zone's Too-Big-to-Fail List Swells as Nordea Sets Precedent
  • Swedish Riksbank Pleads for Independence With Reserves Imperiled
  • Beleaguered Bond Traders Pin Their Hopes on Swedish Speed Trains
  • Swedish debt office says risk of lower borrowing after budget surplus
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-01-26SEBalance of Trade DECSEK-3BSEK -0.75B10
    2018-01-26SEHousehold Lending Growth YoY DEC7.10%10
    2018-01-26SERetail Sales MoM DEC0.90%-0.16%10
    2018-01-26SERetail Sales YoY DEC3.80%3.03%10
    2018-01-25SEBusiness Confidence JAN109.6108.8410
    2018-01-25SEConsumer Confidence JAN108.2108.2610
    2018-01-25SEConsumer Inflation Expectations JAN2.80%2.75%10
    2018-01-25SEPPI MoM DEC1.50%10
    2018-01-25SEPPI YoY DEC2.70%2.55%10
    2018-01-25SEUnemployment Rate DEC5.80%6%10