New member for General Council of the Riksbank

Sven-Erik Österberg

The Swedish Parliament last Tuesday approved Sven-Erik Österberg to replace Leif Pagrotsky as a member of the Riksbank's General Council.

The General Council must now determine which of its members will be the new vice-chairman after Pagrotsky left to take on a new role within the government last Monday.

The General Council is responsible for the appointment of the members of the executive board at the central bank, and decides on their salaries and other terms of employment. It also decides on

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