CAD to SEK Exchange Rate

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What influences the CAD/SEK exchange rate?

 
The SEK exchange rate could be affected by interest rate announcements made by Sveriges Riksbank, as well as commodity prices, due to Sweden’s export-oriented economy. And the Swedish economy’s performance is also influenced heavily by how well the E.U. economy performs. Therefore, the Swedish krona exchange rate may see some volatility based on how Brexit unfolds.
 
The CAD/SEK exchange rate could also depend, in part, on how Sweden tackles upcoming challenges, including increased competition from emerging markets, an aging population, and a declining education system.1
 
The loonie, or Canadian dollar (CAD), works under a floating exchange rate regime. Therefore, the CAD exchange rate may be determined by supply and demand. Other factors that might influence CAD’s value include commodity prices, interest rates, and inflation rates.2

CAD/SEK Snapshot

“Canada and Sweden enjoy a strong commercial relationship with significant trade flows, two-way investment levels, innovation, and science and technology cooperation.” – Embassy of Canada to Sweden3

  • Sweden is a country of top priority for Canadian investors, thanks to its innovative SMEs and multi-national enterprises. The two countries are partners in innovation.3
  • In 2015, Canada was ranked 10th in GDP, while Sweden ranked 22nd.4
  • In 2015, Canada was the 11th largest exporter and 10th largest importer in the world.5 Sweden was the 33rd largest exporter and the 32nd largest importer.6
  • Canada’s main exports include cars, crude petroleum, refined petroleum, and vehicle parts.5 Sweden’s top exports include packaged medicaments, cars, refined petroleum, telephones, and vehicle parts.6 

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Currency Name: Swedish Krona

Currency Code: SEK

Currency Symbol: kr

Central Bank: Sveriges Riksbank

Countries Used In: Sweden

Major Unit: One Krona  

Note Denominations: 20 kr, 50 kr, 100 kr, 200 kr, 500 kr, 1,000 kr

 Coin Denominations: 1 kr, 2 kr, 5 kr, 10 kr

 

SEK to CAD exchange rate analysis. Check out our daily market analysis to learn the factors influencing the SEK to CAD exchange rate today.

 

Sources:

  1. http://www.mckinsey.com/%7E/media/mckinsey/global%20themes/europe/growth%20and%20renewal%20in%20the%20swedish%20economy/mgi_swedish_economy_full_report.ashx
  2. https://lop.parl.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/tips/tip117-e.htm
  3. http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/sweden-suede/bilateral_relations_bilaterales/canada_sweden-suede.aspx?lang=eng&_ga=2.258092300.764771610.1497977016-1910332906.1497977016
  4. http://databank.worldbank.org/data/download/GDP.pdf
  5. http://atlas.media.mit.edu/en/profile/country/can/
  6. http://atlas.media.mit.edu/en/profile/country/swe