Payments in Sweden 2019

Digitalisation makes payments more efficient

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Access to payment services has deteriorated for some

Published: 7 November 2019

The transformation of the payment market facilitated by the new technology is mostly beneficial. However, for some groups, primarily those who cannot or do not wish to use digital payment services, it can now be difficult to pay in certain situations. Certain companies in the tourism sector and associations can sometimes have difficulty receiving payments. The Riksbank therefore welcomes the Government’s proposed legal amendments to ensure access to cash and payment services.