Economy

Report: Pandemic is widening the gap between rich and poor

3:00 min
  • The pandemic is widening the gap between rich and poor, according to a new economic forecast from Handelsbanken, one of Sweden’s major banks. 
  • Christina Nyman, chief economist at Handelsbanken explains the reasons. 
  • "The restrictions of the pandemic have been very hard on workers within the service sector, who were already a vulnerable group before the pandemic", Nyman tells Radio Sweden.