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Average Swedish  house price nearly Skr 2.1 million

Thursday, 11 October 2012
Swedish real estate prices for one- or two-dwelling buildings increased by 3 percent during the last three-month period, June – August 2012, compared to the previous period, March – May 2012.

Swedish Inflation rate falls to 0.4 percent

Thursday, 11 October 2012
The Swedish inflation rate was 0.4 percent in September 2012, down from 0.7 percent in August.

Dramatic increase in the number of redundancies in Sweden but not surprising

Thursday, 11 October 2012
There number of worker in various Swedish industrial sectors facing redundancy  and the coming months has been analysed to be on the increase as the economic uncertainty continues to be an issue.

Collapse in Danish support for the Euro

Monday, 08 October 2012
The economic crisis in Europe has mean that Danish support for the euro has fallen to its lowest level ever.

Vocational high school graduate in Sweden get jobs faster than University graduates

Saturday, 06 October 2012
Students, who pursue programs that have shorter study times, with lower student loans usually, have assured, job opportunities after graduation than those who pursue longer university deep academic courses

Swedish big banks pushing out homeowner as poor customer services and  their desire for huge profit make them take their businesses elsewhere

Monday, 01 October 2012
Swedish private customers, not companies, are fleeing their big banks. They are dissatisfied with the services and their inability to afford their bills because of persistent increased in interests on home loans, a report from the Swedish Quality Index show.

Role of immigrants in an economy: Case study Sweden

Monday, 01 October 2012
Once more the question about the value of immigrants to an economy is emerging in Sweden at a time when the economy starts getting weaker more and more.

Sweden's PMI fell to 44.7 in September signifying continuous decline in the industrial productivity

Monday, 01 October 2012
Sweden purchasers' managers' index, or the PMI total fell to 44.7 in September from 45.1 in August, signifying that the index fell outside the growth zone for the second consecutive month.

Norway's Unemployment rate falls

Friday, 28 September 2012
Unemployment in Norway fell to 2.4 percent in September, down from 2.6 percent in August, according to figures from the country's Labour Office (NAV).

Sweden continues with renewable energy expansion with another wind farm built

Thursday, 27 September 2012
More wind farms are being constructed in Sweden with a new one to build in an area between Jämtland and Västernorrland, in northern Sweden.

Fishes said protected from extinction found freely sold in Swedish shops

Thursday, 27 September 2012
Several deep-sea fish such as those that are red-listed by various environmental NGOs have been found freely sold in Swedish fish counters, report various Swedish media sources.

Stagnation in new company listing on the Stockholm Stock Exchange

Thursday, 27 September 2012
There is listing - dry on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in 2012, as not a single company has been found listed on the stock exchange.

Fall in Swedish producer prices in August

Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Sweden saw in august a fall in the prices of export market by 1.3 percent from July to August. During the same period prices increased on both the domestic market as well as the import market by 0.4 percent.

The price of Swedish domestic heating increases

Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Over the past decade, district heating companies in Sweden have raised prices by 42 percent, or nearly three times as much as the consumer price index increased during the same period.

Swedish telecom operator Telia to double price for data traffic

Monday, 24 September 2012
Telecommunications operator TeliaSonera has announced that it will raise prices on data communication in all surf packages and surf subscriptions, except subscriptions to Telia Mobile Flex, which includes both telephony and surf.

Prices reduction for newly constructed houses in Sweden

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Sales of newly built homes in Sweden is sluggish. In Stockholm, the prices of new condominiums in one of the most attractive locations have fallen by half a million Swedish Krona. In Gothenburg and Malmö sellers attract buyers with free maintenance payment for a year.

Fall for Swedish krona as past gains starts reversing

Monday, 17 September 2012
The air has gone out of the Krona as on Monday, it traded to its weakest level in two months against the euro.

Swedish house prices continue to increase

Thursday, 13 September 2012
Real estate prices for one- or two-dwelling buildings increased by 3 percent during the last three-month period, May – July 2012, compared to the previous period, February – April 2012.

Swedish Inflation rate 0.7 percent, increased 0,1 percent month on month

Thursday, 13 September 2012
The inflation rate was 0.7 percent in August 2012, stable compared to July. The Swedish Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 0.1 percent from July to August 2012 (unchanged from July to August 2011).

Swedish unemployment rate still high at 7.2 percent despite a forward-looking economy  

Thursday, 13 September 2012
In August 2012, the number of employed persons in Sweden aged 15-74 years amounted to 4 738 000. The number of unemployed persons amounted to 366 000, corresponding to an unemployment rate of 7.2 percent, an increase of 0.6 percentage points.

Swedish house prices start rising again

Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Swedish house prices of both condominiums and what is known here as villas rose slightly over the summer. For condominiums, the price rise is reported to be a new record high.

The Swedish central bank introduces new coins

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
The central bank, the Riksbank on Tuesday, presents the future coins that will soon go into circulation. According to the plan, a copper coin will today replace the silver krona coin.

Searching for their own European Dream - Greek and Spanish job seekers start emigrating in search for work

Monday, 10 September 2012
As the crisis in their countries continues to persist, a stream of educated Greeks are flowing to Germany and Spaniards have begun to unpack their suitcases in search of jobs according to jobs site, CareerBuilder, one of the largest job site on the internet.

Thousand of Swedes are scammed for pornography download - Few dare report

Sunday, 09 September 2012
Thousands of Swedish pornographic internet customers  have got fake fines for downloading pornography - a comprehensive fraud police is how following up the issue which was unravelled recently.

Swedish Service Production Index increased by 0.8 percent

Thursday, 06 September 2012
Swedish service production increased by 0.8 percent in volume and working day adjusted figures in July 2012, compared to July 2011. Service production for May to July increased by 1.0 percent in seasonally adjusted series compared to the period February to April.

Meda acquires Women’s Health products in the U.S

Thursday, 06 September 2012
Meda has signed an agreement with the U.S. company, Jazz Pharmaceuticals to acquire a portfolio of 6 pharmaceutical products focused on Women’s Health.

Half of Swedish government debts bought by foreign investors

Wednesday, 05 September 2012
The Swedish government debt is increasingly being bought by foreign investors such that at this moment, it is currently half-owned by foreign investors. On the whole, that is up from foreign ownership of around 30 percent in 2008.

Many Swedish  company managers fees bad in reducing workers as the economy tanks

Wednesday, 05 September 2012
More Swedish company managers are worried about having to reduce staff in the gloomy economic situation. Every fourth boss now believe that it is necessary, to cut their workforce, according to a survey from the leaders.

Large fall in the Swedish  industrial production as PMI falls

Monday, 03 September 2012
The Swedish purchasing managers index for the industrial sector was 45.1 in August, compared with 50.6 a months before. That level is the lowest since the spring of 2009 and signifies a fall in industrial production.

Low cost flight pilots start thinking of tax planning but authorities are after them with full force

Sunday, 02 September 2012
Norwegian Low-cost carrier, Norwegian, begins long haul flights next year and is looking to recruit pilots. But they would not be employed directly by the company. They would and are being employed through employment agencies which also helps them to get their salaries into tax havens for safe keeping from the Swedish or Norwegian tax man.

Despite high youth unemployment in Sweden, there are jobs that the young will not touch

Sunday, 02 September 2012
Despite high youth unemployment in Sweden, there are jobs that young people in Swedish are not interested in, according to some authorities. True?

Swedish  defense laying off 230 staff

Friday, 31 August 2012
At least the fate of at least 230 employees of the Swedish defence will be terminated in the fall in conjunction with changes the authority will carry as it move forward with its reorganization.

More and more Swedish women are caught in gambling addition

Thursday, 30 August 2012
A growing number of Swedish women are seeing treatment from gambling addiction. On would have expected that older ones would be more affected, but today it is not the case - middle-aged women are suffering more.

Swedish people are fleeing the stock market

Wednesday, 29 August 2012
At the end of June this year, 1 450 999 individuals could be identified as shareholders in Sweden. This is just over 23 000 fewer than at the turn of the year, signifying that Swedish people are fleeing the stock market.

New Norwegian oil find give the country a comfortable readiness for the future

Wednesday, 29 August 2012
On Tuesday, Statoil and Lundin Petrolium  reported new oil discoveries - discoveries for what they have been searching for 40 years.

Swedish premier realises that Swedish mortgage rates are high  and ponders how it could be reduced.

Tuesday, 28 August 2012
Swedish Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, thinks there should be opportunities for banks to lower mortgage rates.

Spectacular fall in the price of Iron Ore

Saturday, 25 August 2012
The price of iron ore has fallen sharply and is now below $100 per tonne. This is the lowest price for the raw material since 2009, media reports in Sweden say.

Dangerous tattoo ink common place in Finland

Friday, 24 August 2012
Be informed that there is the circulation of dangerous tattoo in Finland. Tatoo fans should note before they allow themselves to be scribed on.

Language barrier is a natural bulwark against Southern Europeans getting a job in Finland

Friday, 24 August 2012
Finnish people who are sensitive about immigrants coming to Finland and taking their jobs need not worry. There is a natural barrier - Finnish language.

Swedish fashion doing well  - export record high

Friday, 24 August 2012
Swedish fashion is doing well abroad as export in the sector grew beyond expectation.

Job market sensitisation from the Swedish employment agency

Friday, 24 August 2012
The Swedish employment service is carrying out sensitisation of unemployed person with background other than Swedish or European. They are the most repudiated in the job market as such the job board thinks they can provide this group of people with various forms of support.

Swedish private sector expands employment - increased 2.0 percent

Tuesday, 21 August 2012
During the second quarter of 2012 the number of person employed in various places of work in Sweden amounted to 4 268 200, an increase of 2.0 percent.

How the global and Swedish economy, and crisis management determines growth prospects

Tuesday, 21 August 2012
The world economy has since its April forecast was characterized by weaker activity, while the crisis in the euro area continues to cause concern. This is the view of the Swedish bank, Swedbank in its latest analysis about world and Swedish economic development andoutlook.

How costly are rental apartments in Sweden and where are they more expensive?

Monday, 20 August 2012
The forces on free market and economic have come together to play in the Swedish real estate market such that whether a house is in the rental or sales sector of the market, some very interesting lesson could be learnt by buyers and those who want to rent.

Swedish big cities shed more jobs though Stockholm remain strong

Friday, 17 August 2012
Swedish unemployment specifically among those in the workforce was 4.6 percent in July, compared with 4.4 percent the previous month. In July 2011, that level of unemployment was 4.2 percent.

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Fewer unemployed in Sweden but more on sick leave

Wednesday, 15 August 2012
The number of full-year persons receiving economic support or various forms of benefits in relation of joblessness in the form of social assistance or benefits in 2011 decreased by 7.3 percent compared to the year before.

Fall in new orders for Swedish industries as uncertainty persists

Tuesday, 14 August 2012
New orders for Swedish industry decreased by 0.2 percent in seasonally adjusted figures in June compared to May. When comparing June of this year and the same month of the previous year, new orders decreased by 1.9 percent in working day adjusted figures, official data from statistic Sweden shows

Swedish unemployment continues to rise

Monday, 13 August 2012
Unemployment in Sweden continues to rise with latest data from the Employment Service, showing that the number of workforce that has become unemployed increased by 1274 persons in week 32 compared with the previous week.

Swedish Service Production Index increased by 1.1 percent

Monday, 06 August 2012
Swedish service production increased by 1.1 percent in volume and working day adjusted figures in June 2012, compared to June 2011.

Swedish restaurant sales up in June

Monday, 06 August 2012
The volume of sales for restaurants in June 2012 showed an increase of 4.9 percent compared to the same period last year.

Fall in Swedish used car sales in July

Monday, 06 August 2012
Sales of used cars in Sweden decreased by 1.6 percent in July from a year earlier, latest reports show.