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    Net trade surplus at SEK 5.2 billion in June

    In June 2014 Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 95.6 billion, while imports of goods amounted to SEK 90.4 billion. As a result, the net trade balance was SEK 5.2 billion.

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    Growth rate for household loans increased

    Monetary Finance Institution’s (MFIs) loans to households had an annual growth rate of 5.4 percent in June. This means that the growth rate increased compared to May when it was 5.3 percent. Housing loans account for the largest part of households' borrowing, and showed a growth rate of 5.7 percent. This is an increase of 0.1 percentage points compared to May.

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    Retail trade increased in June

    The retail trade sales volume increased by 3.3 percent in June compared to the same month last year. Retail sales for consumables increased by 0.4 percent while retail sales for durables increased by 5.9 percent. The information is working day adjusted.

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    Increase in the number of employees

    In June 2014, 4 870 000 persons aged 15-74 were employed, not seasonally adjusted. This is an increase of 54 000 compared to June 2013. The number of unemployed persons was 493 000, corresponding to an unemployment rate of 9.2 percent. The number of hours worked averaged 144.6 million per week. Smoothed and seasonally adjusted data shows an increase in the number of employed persons and an unemployment rate of 8.0 percent.

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