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A new chapter for Cote d’Ivoire: Swedish alliance accelerates West Africa’s largest clean water project

With backing from Sweden’s first class export credit system, progress is well underway to bring safe and clean drinking water to three million people in more than a thousand rural villages across Cote d’Ivoire. Here’s a look behind the scenes of West Africa’s largest clean water project.

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"Swedish companies have a head start"

On 17 January, Dagens Industri hosted the Di Världen conference in collaboration with Business Sweden. Our CEO, Jan Larsson, gave a speech in the Winter Garden at the Grand Hôtel on the theme: From global to regional - Swedish industry's trade routes are changing. How is Swedish business to secure its value chains in a world that is becoming increasingly uncertain? Hear his insights and read the full speech below.

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Resilient Coastal Western Africa: Turning Challenges to Opportunities

West Africa is demographically and economically one of the world’s fastest growing regions. Swedish companies that prepare well for expansion have a lot to gain in this region that offers sustainable growth and partnership opportunities in industries such as digital technologies, energy, healthcare, and transport infrastructure.

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Business Sweden continuously monitors markets globally, and analyses the effects on Swedish companies’ internationalisation. Our reports provide a broad view of Swedish exports and foreign investments.
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Join Sweden: Behind the scenes of Sweden’s green momentum

Sweden’s climate-smart, system-wide solutions for going green and digital are attracting the international spotlight. But how can other countries tap into the momentum and join Sweden on its mission? Listen in as Anna Hallberg, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs, and Business Sweden’s CEO Jan Larsson share their inside perspectives.

South Korean Sono Group establishes a brand new concept on the High Coast

At Business Sweden, we see a substantial increase from foreign investors to invest in Swedish tourism. Swedes are considered early adopters and open to new trends. When Sono Group made an enquiry about building a new resort on the High Coast, the region turned to Business Sweden to help develop the relationship.

Unleashing AI's potential with innovative data use, collaboration, and bold thinking

To build a future that delivers smart society solutions, we need to leverage the power of data and digital technology. Sweden has emerged as an innovation test bed for AI, edge learning, and more, and this is driving collaboration and growth. Listen to insights from Business Sweden’s DigiTech investment expert Alexander Morrone and Ebba Josefson Lindqvist, project manager for The Data Factory at AI Sweden.

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Safe at Sea signs strategic partnership with distributor in Germany

Through a partner search project with Business Sweden in the spring of 2022, Safe at Sea met with several distribution candidates for the German market. In July 2022 Safe at Sea signed a distributor partnership with Lava Marine GmbH.

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Cavis takes groundbreaking Medtech Innovation to France

Patients suffering from coronary artery disease are today diagnosed with methods that could have a negative impact on the one-year survival rate. By adding precision in the pressure measurement, Cavis' Wirecath ®ensures equal measurement results no matter anatomy or size of the heart/patient. To pave the way for commercialisation, Business Sweden started dialogues with medical device companies for potential partnerships in France – a market offering great business opportunities.

Creating a green future: trends in the sustainable lifestyle sector

The creative, food, and lifestyle sectors are coming under increasing scrutiny for their impact on the environment – but there are solutions emerging to promote sustainable production, consumption, and circularity. In this trend guide, we look at the latest innovations in key sectors including aquaculture, new proteins, and smart textiles.

Energy price shock hits Swedish exports

The impact of surging energy prices in Sweden and Europe is being felt right across society. Business Sweden presents a new survey showing that two-thirds of manufacturers in Sweden are moderately or severely impacted by the electricity price shock – and many are signalling cutbacks.

Canada Business Climate Survey 2022

The 2022 Business Climate Survey has demonstrated the resilience of the Canadian market and highlighted a hopeful future for a wide variety of Swedish companies present in Canada. Canadian-Swedish trade relations grow stronger as the impact of Covid-19 subsides and investors look for stable, safe, and growing markets to continue to expand.

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A new chapter for Cote d’Ivoire: Swedish alliance accelerates West Africa’s largest clean water project

With backing from Sweden’s first class export credit system, progress is well underway to bring safe and clean drinking water to three million people in more than a thousand rural villages across Cote d’Ivoire. Here’s a look behind the scenes of West Africa’s largest clean water project.

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"Swedish companies have a head start"

On 17 January, Dagens Industri hosted the Di Världen conference in collaboration with Business Sweden. Our CEO, Jan Larsson, gave a speech in the Winter Garden at the Grand Hôtel on the theme: From global to regional - Swedish industry's trade routes are changing. How is Swedish business to secure its value chains in a world that is becoming increasingly uncertain? Hear his insights and read the full speech below.

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Resilient Coastal Western Africa: Turning Challenges to Opportunities

West Africa is demographically and economically one of the world’s fastest growing regions. Swedish companies that prepare well for expansion have a lot to gain in this region that offers sustainable growth and partnership opportunities in industries such as digital technologies, energy, healthcare, and transport infrastructure.

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Is India the next supply chain hub?

Geopolitics is changing the playing field for Asian supply chains and India’s new role as an emerging manufacturing and logistics hub is picking up momentum. Here’s a look at the latest developments – and why Swedish companies should pay close attention.

India’s manufacturing sector

With improved operating conditions, cost competitiveness, a significant talent pool and success in meeting outsourcing requirements, India is inching closer to China in becoming a preferred global manufacturing hub.

Are your distributors a bottleneck?

Distributors are pivotal for global growth, and in turbulent times, can make or break your business. Understanding your distributor relationships is only a step away, but can have a profound impact on your global growth.

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