Payments

Does Sweden need the e-krona?

The Riksbank will now investigate whether kronor need to be issued in electronic form.

See also the project plan

See also the First interim report of the e-krona project

IT-friendly Swedes like to pay digitally

Swedes are using cash less and less often and the market for electronic payments is growing.

IT-friendly Swedes like to pay digitally

Payment habits in Sweden

Card usage and­ mobile payments  has increased rapidly in recent years but cash continues to be important.

Payment statistics

Introduce a legal requirement for the banks’ cash service

The Swedish parliament should introduce a legal requirement for the banks' cash service. This would mean that the banks would have a clear obligation to fulfil expectations, which is to say to take their social responsibility and give their customers the service they demand.

Introduce a legal requirement for the banks’ cash service

Skingsley: Should the Riksbank issue e-krona?

11/16/2016

Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley summarizing her speech "Should the Riksbank issue e-krona?".

 

Read the entire speech [pdf]