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Sweden Opposition Leader Wants More Spending on Export Companies

July 07, 2012

Stefan Loefven, leader of Sweden’s biggest opposition party, the Social Democrats, said the country should spend more to help small and medium-sized businesses creating jobs.

The Social Democrats want to give the Swedish Trade Council an extra 100 million kronor ($14 million) over four years to help companies improve their exports, Loefven wrote in an opinion piece published today by Stockholm-based newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.

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