January 2014
Political Risk Yearbook: Sweden Country Report;2014, preceding p2
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The article presents a country report for Sweden in October 2013 which includes forecasts on its economy, business risks and regimes. Topics discussed include the 5- to 7-percentage-point lead of the Swedish Social Democratic Party (SAP) in voters' poll, the 2014 draft budget released by Finance Minister Anders Borg in September 2013 and Swedish Sveriges Riksbank's monetary policy. It also discusses the country's legal structure, social conditions, political profile and labor conditions.


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