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31 Oct 2003 - 06 Jun 2022
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Low net trade in August
In August 2008, Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 85.2 billion, while imports of goods amounted to SEK 83.8 billion. As a result, the net trade surplus was SEK 1.4 billion.
25 sept • To the press release »
Import prices drop due to crude oil
From July to August Swedish import prices declined by 1.8 percent. Producer prices increased 0.1 percent on average and export prices increased 0.2 percent. Producer prices on the domestic market fell 0.2 percent.
25 sept • To the press release »
Ten billion more in food revenues in 2007
Once again the Swedish grocery stores can report one of the best years ever. Food sales increased in 2007 by nearly SEK 10 billion or 5.3% and amounted to SEK 194.9 billion. Prices rose by 1.7%, and consequently the sales volume has increased by an entire 3.5%.
24 sept • To the press release »
Service production in July
From 2008 onwards Statistics Sweden produces monthly experimental statistics over the service production. Swedish service production decreased by -2.5 percent in volume and working day adjusted figures in July 2008 compared with July 2007.
22 sept • To the press release »
Positive results for municipalities but costs continue to rise
19 sept • To the press release »
Households continue to borrow
Households' financial savings amounted to SEK 25 billion during the second quarter 2008. Savings were supported by bank deposits and a high rate of insurance savings, but were driven down somewhat by the net sale of shares and funds and a relatively large increase in borrowing.
25 sept • To the press release »
Lower growth for lending to households
The annual growth for lending to households in the Monetary Financial Institutes (MFIs) dropped to 10.2 percent in August, compared to 10.5 percent in July. This is the lowest growth rate since March of 2004. In August 2007 the annual growth rate for household loans was 11.7 percent.
25 sept • To the press release »
Industry spends one billion more on environmental protection expenditure
In 2007 Swedish industry spent nearly SEK one billion more for environmental protection expenditure compared to 2006. Total environmental protection expenditure amounted to roughly SEK 9.6 billion in 2007, of which investments accounted for SEK 3.3 billion while current expenditure amounted to SEK 6.3 billion.
17 sept • To the press release »
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Unemployment 5.2%
(August 2008)
Population 9 223 766
(31 July 2008)
Consumer prices 4.3 %
(August 2008 compared with August 2007)
(Q2 2008 compared with Q2 2007)
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