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Gearing up for a reinvented world

How will the pandemic accelerate change in the world hierarchy? Which markets are likely to leap forward and why? This third part of our series on the New Business Landscape puts seven key trends into perspective.

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The pandemic slashes investments

The devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic has radically weakened the prospects for foreign direct investments over the next few years. An already sluggish trend will be followed by a drop of almost 40 per cent in 2020 and another 10 per cent in 2021 according to UNCTAD.

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The world then and now

Will international business ever be the same? What are the likely outcomes of the current crisis? This second part of our series New Business Landscape explores recovery scenarios and how decision-makers can adapt their thinking.

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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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Radical change ahead in the automotive industry

Developments in the automotive industry are moving at an unprecedented pace. The impact of this cannot be underestimated with the industry providing jobs to 13.8 million people in Europe, representing 6.1% of total EU employment.

To do business with the global public sector

Growth, digitalisation and climate change are the basis for today's investment in infrastructure around the world. This places new demands on development, which opens up business opportunities in the public sector internationally. Only available in Swedish.

The key to B2B success in China

In this episode we focus on how to succeed with business to business in China. The market has quickly been digitised, and the game rules differ from those normally used by Swedish companies. Only available in Swedish.

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AstraZeneca putting innovation at heart of healthcare in India

Global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has had a presence in India for over 40 years, but their ambitions to accelerate innovative science goes beyond business as usual, requiring strategic partnerships and government investment.

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Swedish company Nick’s on the road to sweet success in the US

When Nick’s started to look towards the US market, they used their knowledge and expertise of Business Sweden’s food export program Try Swedish to make the right connections in a competitive and challenging consumer market.

Gearing up for a reinvented world

How will the pandemic accelerate change in the world hierarchy? Which markets are likely to leap forward and why? This third part of our series on the New Business Landscape puts seven key trends into perspective.

Australia in a new light

Australia’s business landscape is changing as European suppliers in the market face accelerating competition from Asia. This report outlines five critical steps that will help Swedish companies reposition for growth.

China's new era of healthcare reform

China is the number one export destination for Swedish pharmaceutical products. This report turns a spotlight on China’s accelerating reform agenda and highlights how Swedish companies can gain a competitive edge in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

The world then and now

Will international business ever be the same? What are the likely outcomes of the current crisis? This second part of our series New Business Landscape explores recovery scenarios and how decision-makers can adapt their thinking.

Sweden's battery industry grows: Kedali sets up production at Northvolt gigafactory

China’s Kedali (KDL) enters Sweden’s ecosystem for green battery production – striking a deal with Northvolt’s gigafactory in Skellefteå to supply casings for lithium-ion batteries from an adjoining facility.

Doing business in a post-pandemic world

How will global trade change after Covid-19? Business Sweden presents a series of whitepapers and webinars that explores the new paradigm for cross-border economic relations.

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Swedish OEMs and the challenge to grow aftermarket sales

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) across several industrial sectors are facing vast challenges to maintain and grow sales of new equipment. This is primarily due to slowed growth in emerging markets and a decline in input prices. While Swedish OEMs have a strong footprint globally, they are now being forced to identify new revenue streams to secure continued global growth.

Cambodia in transformation

Cambodia is gearing up its economy but needs skilled partners to modernise fast-growing sectors. Swedish companies can play a key role in facilitating change. Here’s how.

Europe a hot spot of opportunities for Swedish district heating companies

Global energy demands, consumer behaviours and changing regulations and legislations are propelling the European district heating sector into an unprecedented time of change and opportunity.

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