Swedish economic growth set to slow significantly – finance minister

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Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Damberg delivers his speech during Dan Tysk offshore wind farm opening ceremony in Hamburg

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish economic growth is expected to slow significantly during the second half of the year as high inflation hampers economic activity, Sweden’s finance minister said on Thursday.

“We are approaching tougher times and a low growth phase,” Finance Minister Mikael Damberg told a new conference.

(Reporting by Johan Ahlander and Simon Johnson; editing by Niklas Pollard)

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