The Swedish Fiscal Policy Council (Finansrådet) told the government on Tuesday that it must prepare for a slowdown in the economy.
Chairman Harry Flam said the Riksbank has limited scope to support the economy since interest rates are so low and the government should be ready to implement stabilisation policy measures, if necessary.
The watchdog expects the government to meet the surplus target of 0.33% of GDP in 2019, and has said that public finances are sustainable at present.
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