the Government and the samarbetspartierna, the Centre party and the Liberal party are in agreement on a new rescue package, which will free up 125 billion of additional us companies. The majority of concerns about the increase in credits, however, the government is shooting well for three billion to the state, the initiative to increase lending to small-and medium-sized enterprises.
" this is an emergency, in order to support Swedish businesses, and Swedish jobs. The aim here is to obtain additional liquidity and credit in the economy, " said minister for finance Magdalena Andersson.
the samarbetspartierna freed up to 300 million dollars in a rescue package, as well as the managing authority, the sjuklöneveckan, and put in place a system of korttidspermittering.
" in The past, the measures are also aimed at small - and medium-sized enterprises. To remove the sjuklöneveckan case of, for example, all of the companies, and, of course, mean that a lot of people that are becoming ill, " says Magdalena Andersson. < / p>
on Friday, was announced. truck manufacturer AB Volvo (publ) to about 20,000 employees to be laid off from their jobs. Magdalena Andersson of the opinion that it shows that the government's actions will have an effect.
" It goes to show how much of it was the fact that we were able to come up with a korttidspermitteringar. It does not to lay off, can the Volvo do it korttidspermitteringen. It's a great peace of mind to the employees that they are able to keep their jobs, " says Magdalena Andersson.
" You don't hide the fact that it is a very serious financial situation. It started out in the industry and in the transport sector is spreading to the retail and manufacturing sectors.
" that is Why I welcome a debate on the actions that governments take in this situation is to stop the spread of infection. The government has, from some places have been criticized for not taking more drastic measures than what the Folkhälsomyndigheten suggest. We won't hesitate for a second to take the steps that are essential in order to stop the spread of infection. However, we have to take are not steps that may not be the most effective for it, but it can be hit to the economy, " says Magdalena Andersson.
" the Government policy is crystal clear and it has been the same the whole time. We do not hesitate to take action to stop the spread of infection, but we are not different symbolåtgärder. We'll listen to the experts and to take the necessary measures to stop the spread of infection.
" This is going to be a need for a debate at the european level, where it takes a long time. We will have a more collaborative approach to these issues.
" This is a very serious situation. We are part of a global economy, and it's clear that the draconian measures are being imposed in some european countries, is also affecting the us.
for more information, see the Jonas Fröberg: Volvo car stop, send Sweden out of the depression.
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