The Swedish CPIF inflation, measured with a fixed interest rate, increased to 2.2 percent in December 2018 from 2.1 percent in November, and slightly above market forecasts of 2.1 percent. Still, it remained above the central bank's 2 percent target. Core Inflation Rate in Sweden averaged 2.52 percent from 1988 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 12.70 percent in February of 1991 and a record low of -0.03 percent in March of 2014.
Core Inflation Rate in Sweden is expected to be 1.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Inflation Rate in Sweden to stand at 2.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Consumer Price Index with a Fixed Interest Rate (CPIF) YoY is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.