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Between 25 May 2016 and 21 January 2019, he was Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy.

Government extends ‘Företagsakuten’ for a further three months

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The Government has decided to extend the government credit guarantee scheme, ‘Företagsakuten’, to support small- and medium-sized companies in financial difficulty due to the pandemic from 30 June to 30 September 2021.

‘Företagsakuten’ was launched in April 2020 as part of the Government’s measures to support the business sector during the ongoing pandemic. It is based on an agreement between the government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party. Most of the ‘Företagsakuten’ loans have so far been issued to companies in sectors hard hit by the pandemic, such as the restaurant, hotel and retail sectors.

By the end of April, these loans amounted to SEK 2.6 billion across 752 commitments. Most of the loans were paid out during the acute phase of the pandemic in spring 2020, when ‘Företagsakuten’ guaranteed a significant part of all lending to the country’s small- and medium-sized companies. At present, the need for ‘Företagsakuten’ is limited but, before the liquidity support ends, the Government wants to be able to confirm a broad and clear economic pick-up. For this reason, ‘Företagsakuten’ has now been extended to also apply to the third quarter of 2021.

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Ministers on this page who have left the Government

Between 21 January 2019 and 30 November 2021, he was Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation.

Between 25 May 2016 and 21 January 2019, he was Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy.

Ministers on this page who have left the Government

Between 21 January 2019 and 30 November 2021, he was Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation.

Between 25 May 2016 and 21 January 2019, he was Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy.