Swedish GDP in 2020 and 2021 (predicted)


Headline doesn’t match article. Looks like best comparison is Norway, which has had an aggressive approach.

«“There’s been a lot of talk about Sweden having a milder lockdown than the other Nordic countries” during the coronavirus pandemic, Olsen said in an interview in Copenhagen. “You’d expect Sweden’s economic performance to be way better, but in reality what we see is that the Swedish performance is very close to what we see in the other Nordic countries.”


Having a flexible exchange rate regime also helps.

A strong euro has made life more difficult for exporters in Finland and Denmark, whose currency is pegged to the European single currency, Olsen said.»

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