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News Sweden » Economy: Belarus interested in Sweden's experience in waste management

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

We strive to not only improve the overall state of the environment but reform the approaches to various issues in the economic, social and environmental areas, including waste management. Sweden recycles more than 99% of all household waste. We want to ...

News Sweden » Economy: Irish economy to remain buoyant but risks on horizon

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

“Risks to the macro-economic outlook are tilted to the downside ... due to the the early and full repayment of IMF loans and bilateral loans from Sweden and Denmark. This has reduced the country’s interest repayment burden and extended its debt ...

News Sweden » Economy: What is the green economy and why should you care?

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The five Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) are often considered at the forefront of adopting “green economic” policies – those that aim for sustainable development without degrading the environment. Through various ...

News Sweden » Economy: South Korea and Sweden are the most innovative countries in the world

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

This innovation trickles down the supply chain and throughout South Korea’s economy. Sweden in second place is fast gaining a reputation as Europe’s tech start-up capital. The Scandinavian country is home to Europe’s largest tech companies and its ...

News Sweden » Economy: Sweden keeps record-low interest rate

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Sweden's record-low interest rate of -0.50 percent has been extended once again, the country's central bank announced on Wednesday. While economic activity in Sweden remains strong, the Riksbank said on Wednesday that it would keep the repo rate at -0.50 ...

News Sweden » Economy: Sweden says it could be part of U.N. peacekeeping in Ukraine

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

MUNICH (Reuters) - Sweden would be open to providing troops to a U.N. peacekeeping ... Separately at Munich, Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the West should ease some economic sanctions imposed on Russia if Kiev and Moscow implemented ...

News Sweden » Economy: Sweden's Riksbank says rates will go up in 2018

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Sweden's central bank kept the repo rate at a record low of minus 0.5% and confirmed that "slow repo rate rises are set to be initiated during the second half of this year." The Riksbank, defending its decision to stay on hold despite strong economic ...

News Sweden » Economy: Can foreign policy be feminist? Sweden says yes.

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Sweden has said it is dedicated to “strengthening the human ... and contribute to services and economic development in the most-affected corners of the country. Much of that money is earmarked to increase women’s participation.

News Sweden » Economy: Heritage Report: U.S. Economic Freedom Ranking Drops, But Overall Score Increases

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Yet Denmark, Sweden, and the Netherlands outscore the U.S. in categories ... In other words, the Heritage analysts believe those countries’ tax systems do less harm to economic freedom than the U.S. system, despite consuming a larger portion of economic ...