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BMI View: A booming housing market, a strong major project pipeline, especially in rail transport and
social infrastructure, backed by committed government spending make Sweden an attractive investment
destination. Yet risks abound: the housing market is overheating, economic growth is cooling and Brexit is
likely to hinder growth and demand in its key regional trading partners.
Latest Updates And Structural Trends
? Sweden's construction industry is booming and easily outperforming the majority of developed states
globally. We have significantly upgraded our 2016 and 2017 construction sector growth forecasts: from a
previous 6.3% in 2016 and 5.6% in 2017, we now forecast 10.8% in 2016 and 7.6% in 2017.
? As immigration soars in Sweden, 300,000-500,000 more homes may be needed by 2020, providing a
significant boon to the already healthy residential construction sector.
? The transport network is the focus of investment under the 2014-2025 national infrastructure plan, with
USD76bn allocated to transport network improvements.