Svantesson does not believe that the inflation target of two per cent will be reached until 2025.

The budget contains reforms for SEK 39 billion. Most of the proposals are already known – including a job tax deduction for low- and middle-income earners, reduced tax for pensioners, and reduced tax on snus and fuel.

Opposition critical of the draft budget

The opposition parties are critical of the government's budget.

The Social Democrats believe that the government is too passive in supporting households in times of economic crisis.

The Center Party calls for more lower taxes and greater investments in schools and the police.

The Left Party talks about "welfare slaughter", and believes that municipalities and regions need more money, and the Green Party is critical of the fact that the climate goals will not be achieved.