Economy Measure Code Measure Currency Code Amount (Local) Amount (USD) Source Details
Sweden 05 05 - Health and income support SEK 468,876,500,000 47,672,579,013
Sweden 05A 05A - Health support SEK 47,532,000,000 4,832,771,584 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (21 May 2020); Reuters. https://reut.rs/30VEIuC (accessed 6 June 2020); Ministry of Social Affairs. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/06/82-miljoner-for-tillsyn-av-tillfalliga-smittskyddsatgarder-pa-serveringsstallen/ (accessed 9 July 2020).

(i) SEK3 billion compensation to municipalities and regions for extraordinary measures and extra costs in health and medical care (raised on 2 April from initial SEK2 billion); (ii) April 2, SEK20 billion additional grants to municipalities and regions in 2020, up from SEK5 billion previously planned, of which SEK12.5 billion will be permanent; (iii) May 7: (a) Extended reimbursement for the first day of sickness (SEK3.2 billion), (b) continued suspension of medical certificate requirement (SEK1.1 billion), (c) central government responsibility for sick pay costs extended and adjusted (SEK9 billion), and (d) financial support to sick self-employed (SEK250 million); (iv) May 11, New measures to strengthen health elderly care (SEK5 billion); (v) June 4, The government is pledging an additional SEK5.9 billion for additional virus testing; (vi) June 26, SEK82 million is paid out to municipalities, regions, and the country administrative board in Stockholm for the supervision of temporary infection control measures at serving places. The Act on Temporary Infection Protection Measures at Serving Places comes into force on July 1.

Sweden 05B 05B - Income support SEK 421,344,500,000 42,839,807,429 OECD. http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/en/ (accessed 19 April, 7 & 15 May 2020); Ministry of Finance. https://bit.ly/312tcOa (accessed 19 May 2020); Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation. https://bit.ly/2YQcdM8 (accessed 4 June 2020); Ministry of Education and Research. https://www.government.se/press-releases/2020/07/the-government-decides-on-an-additional-investment-in-the-swedish-university-of-agricultural-sciences-slu-in-view-of-covid-19/ (accessed 9 July 2020); Ministry of Labor. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/07/280-miljoner-avsatts-for-sommarjobb-och-jobb-for-unga/(accessed 9 July 2020); Ministry of Trade and Industry. https://www.regeringen.se/artiklar/2020/04/regeringen-har-beslutat-om-tillfallig-rabatt-for-fasta-hyreskostnader-i-utsatta-branscher/ (accesssed 16 July 2020); Regeringskansliet. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/07/regeringen-presenterar-stor-insats-for-att-starka-besoksnaringen/ (accessed 23 July 2020); Regeringskansliet. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/07/regeringen-beslutar-om-ett-tillfalligt-anpassat-sjofartsstod/ (accessed 23 July 2020); Regeringskansliet. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/08/coronakrisstod-pa-500-miljoner-till-nyhetsmedierna-klart-for-genomforande/ (accessed 8 August 2020); Rijksoverheid. https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/actueel/nieuws/2020/09/02/vergoeding-voor-ouders-die-buiten-de-noodregeling-kinderopvang-vallen (accessed 17 September 2020); Ministry of Social Affairs. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/09/30-milj-kronor-for-starkt-kompetens-inom-den-kommunalt-finansierade-halso--och-sjukvarden/ (accessed 4 September 2020); Regeringskansliet. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/09/fler-arbetslosa-ska-kunna-studera-med-bibehallen-ersattning/ (accessed 1 October 2020).

(i) March 16, SEK20 billion subsidy for short-term lay-offs; (ii) March 20, SEK500 million (EUR45 million) for cultural activities that lose revenue as a result of the restriction on public events and the same amount for sports; (iii) March 25, SEK33 billion for temporary reduction of employers' social security contributions to the old age pension contribution; (iv) March 25, SEK5 billion for temporary discount for rental costs in vulnerable sectors (consumer goods, hotels, restaurants and certain other activities), government covering 50%; (v) March 25, SEK20 billion for cancelling taxable profits of SMEs (sole proprietors and partners in Swedish partnerships) for 2019; (vi) March 25, SEK315 billion, companies can defer 3 months payment of employer social security contributions, preliminary tax on salaries and VAT for up to 12 months, with interest; (vii) March 25, To support SMEs, it will also be allowed to defer the value-added tax reported annually. Hence, companies can defer the payment of last year's VAT that is due shortly. If this is used to the maximum, it can amount to SEK7 billion; (viii) SMEs can claim back the preliminary tax paid in 2019 and either pay it later or set it off against future losses (the maximum liquidity reinforcement could amount to SEK13 billion); (ix) May 7, Higher ceiling for unemployment insurance benefits (SEK1.1 billion); (x) May 19, Allocated SEK720 million to extend maintenance work on railways, and increased road maintenance by SEK300 million. In light of the coronavirus, the reduced traffic allowed the government to pursue infrastructure spending. In addition to improvements in rail and road networks, the investment also contributes positively to employment; (xi) May 27, The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth mandate is being strengthened (SEK11 million) to facilitate the matching of unemployed people to the green industries; (xii) July 2, SEK100 million is allocated so that municipalities can offer jobs for young people this fall; (xiii) July 7, SEK3.3 million in 2020 for educational programs in shortage occupations, and SEK1.7 million for lifelong learning at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; (xiv) No amount/estimate: July 7, The Government has adopted an ordinance that enables the provision of compensation for the temporary suspension of fishing activities – tie-up support – to commercial fishers who have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; (xv) July 7, As a way to mitigate the economic consequences of the virus outbreak, the government allocates SEK5 billion in support of reduced fixed rents for vulnerable industries in sectors such as retail, hotels, restaurants and certain other activities; (xvi) July 16, SEK70 million for capacity-building initiatives in the hospitality industry; (xvii) No amount/estimate: July 17, Compensation will be given for ships that have been taken out of service due to the spread of the coronavirus; (xviii) August 6, Corona crisis support of SEK500 million to the news media; (xix) September 2, EUR8.5 million in total compensation is allocated for parents who pay the costs for childcare entirely themselves because of COVID-19; (xx) September 4, SEK30 million is set aside to support the municipalities' work to strengthen medical care; (xxi) No amount/estimate: September 28, The government has also decided to expand the opportunities for jobseekers to study for up to a year while retaining financial compensation when it is justified to be able to get a job [update].

Sweden 09 09 - International Assistance Provided SEK 10,000,000,000 1,016,740,635
Sweden 09A 09A - Swaps SEK
Sweden 09B 09B - International loans/grants SEK 10,000,000,000 1,016,740,635 Riksbank. https://bit.ly/2BHzp7i (accessed 26 June 2020); Ministry of Foreign Affairs. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/06/regeringen-beslutar-om-bidrag-till-varldsbankens-fond-for-laginkomstlander-internationella-utvecklingsfonden-ida/ (accessed 9 July 2020); Regeringskansliet. https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/09/sverige-avser-bidra-med-100-miljoner-kronor-till-vaccin-mot-covid-19-i-lag--och-medelinkomstlander (accessed 3 October 2020).

(i) June 16, The Swedish parliament has given its approval to the Riksbank lending around SEK6.9 billion to the International Monetary Fund, for onward lending to low-income countries as part of the IMF’s Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust; (ii) June 17, The government has decided on a contribution to the World Bank's fund for low-income countries, IDA, of SEK9.2 billion, which will be paid out over a period of nine years. The contribution to IDA will be crucial for many poor countries as they now tackle the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on public health, the economy and the labor market (where the money should go to for the next 3 years, estimated at SEK3 billion); (iii) September 30, Sweden intends to contribute SEK100 million to the vaccine against COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries [update].

Sweden 11 11 - Other Economic Measures SEK Reuters. https://reut.rs/3dqbdnr (accessed 15 June 2020).

June 12, Sweden's parliament appointed two academics to review the unprecedented period of negative interest rates and massive asset purchases conducted by the central bank between 2015 and 2020.