Sveriges Riksbank Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - Comments on article on DN's debate page, 23 January.

The article by the LO (Swedish Trade Union Confederation) economists published as a debate article in today's Dagens Nyheter is based on entirely incorrect assumptions. The article claims that the Riksbank expressed in its statement on the submission "Stabilisation policy in the monetary union" (SOU 2002:16) a desire to conduct fiscal policy if Sweden joins the Eurosystem. The Riksbank has no desire or possibility to conduct