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Key facts

Population: 9,880,604 (July 2016 est.)
Official language: Swedish
Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK)
Important ministry: Ministry of Education and Research
Official statistics office:
Statistics Sweden
Trade associations: Svenska Förläggareföreningen ( SvF, Swedish Publishers’ Association)  and the Svenska Läromedel (Swedish Association of Education Publishers) (Svenska Bokhandlareföreningens (Swedish Booksellers Association)
Annual Book Fair: Göteborg Book Fair  held in September and
Translation programme: The Swedish Arts Council runs the Swedish Literature Exchange
VAT on books: 6% (print (25%) ebooks
Fixed book price system: No


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Scandinavia publishing market profile 2004
Sweden's book market statistics (August 2017)