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Sweden’s Postnord could raise postage price after record losses

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Published: 19.Jan.2019 17:58 hrs

The number of letters sent via Postnord in Sweden fell by a record amount in the second half of 2018.

“We have never had a greater reduction in letter volumes than in the second half (of 2018), both as a proportion of overall volume and in absolute numbers,” Postnord director of communications Thomas Backteman told Svenska Dagbladet.

The full extent of the loss will not be presented until February, but the large drop in numbers has already prompted Postnord CEO Håkan Ericsson to contact Minister for Housing and Digital Development Peter Eriksson to appeal for a change to the law on letter postage prices.

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