Sweden’s Economy Developing Better Than Expected – Finance Minister

STOCKHOLM–Sweden’s Finance Minister Anders Borg said Thursday that his country’s economy has developed better than expected recently and has shown more resistance than forecast to the crisis consuming many parts of Europe. Recent data showed Sweden’s economic output grew 2.3% on the year in the second quarter of 2012. The finance ministry has a current […]

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Sweden plans big infrastructure spend to boost growth

Sweden announced plans on Wednesday to invest an additional 85.5 billion crowns ($13 billion) in infrastructure projects over the coming decade as it looks to boost long-term growth. The centre-right government said the investment planned for the years 2014 to 2025 would include a high-speed train line between Stockholm and the city of Linkoping, 200 […]

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