Swedish Central Govt Finances Balance In January


2018-02-07 07:17


Swedish central government finances were balanced in January, the National Debt Office said Wednesday. The government had estimated a surplus of SEK 2.3 billion for January. The difference was caused by higher net lending to government agencies. Data showed that net lending to government agencies was SEK 3 billion larger than expected. Meanwhile, driven by supplementary tax payments, tax income was around SEK 6 billion bigger than estimate. For the twelve-month period up to the end of January, central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 53.1 billion. Central government debt totaled SEK 1,250 billion at the end of January.