Guarantee and lending
The Debt Office provides guarantees and loans to both government and private entities following approval by the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) and the Government. A fee is charged for the service.
Limiting the central government’s risk
The Debt Office publishes an annual risk analysis regarding the central government’s overall guarantees and lending.
Public debt and contingent liability management
The Swedish National Debt Office has contributed to a working paper published by the OECD, with the title "The role of public debt managers in contingent liability management". The working paper explores how public debt managers can minimize contingent risks through seven different countries' approaches.
How it works
The main principle is that the fee for a guarantee or a loan must correspond to the central government’s expected cost. This includes the cost of an expected credit loss as well as the administrative cost of providing the guarantee or loan.
News - guarantees and lending
New department head for Guarantee and Financing
Today, Jens Granlund has taken up his post as the new department head for Guarantee and Financing at the Swedish National Debt Office.
Green credit guarantee for a loan to H2 Green Steel
The Swedish National Debt Office has decided to issue a credit guarantee for a loan to H2 Green Steel for financing a new green steel production plant in Boden, Sweden. The guarantee is provided...