The Swedish Economy

01-09-2003

The purpose of this briefing is to give a general view of the state of the Swedish economy and its perspectives over the medium term. The presentation is based on the criteria set out in the Stability and Growth Pact and on the fourth update of the Swedish Convergence Programme presented in November 2002. Subsequent major developments have been taken into account to the extent that new data have became available, including the negative result of referendum on the euro € area membership.

The purpose of this briefing is to give a general view of the state of the Swedish economy and its perspectives over the medium term. The presentation is based on the criteria set out in the Stability and Growth Pact and on the fourth update of the Swedish Convergence Programme presented in November 2002. Subsequent major developments have been taken into account to the extent that new data have became available, including the negative result of referendum on the euro € area membership.