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Market Insight December

The world economy continues to struggle. Nevertheless the growth rate increase to almost 3.5 percent annually 2017 to 2018, from 3 percent this year. In the coming year it is expected that effectively all economies in the world will demonstrate positive growth. However, Brexit, Trump and important elections in several countries in Europe makes the world more insecure.

The Swedish economy is booming. Lack of housing and skilled labour in most sectors will dampen growth. The growth rate has already begun to shift down from last year's 3.9 percent. This year, growth is expected to increase by 3.1 percent to shift down to about 2 percent per year from 2017 to 2018. As the global economy strengthens, world trade increase and the outlook for Swedish exports brighten.

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Date: 15 Dec 2016
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