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Sweden's economy – statistical perspective, first quarter 2019

Foreign trade led to positive GDP growth

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2019-06-13 9.30

Following a strong end of 2018, Sweden’s GDP rose by 0.6 percent in the first quarter, on a seasonally adjusted basis. However, only foreign trade contributed positively to GDP growth. Other parts of the balance of resources contributed negatively or had a neutral contribution to GDP growth this quarter.

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