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Nigeria: A Fashion Hot Spot

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, offers exciting opportunities within luxury and premium products due to rising household incomes, fast urbanization, and a growing middle- and upper-class consumers. Nigerian consumers react...

Health on the rise – Opportunities in China within healthy food, beverages, and supplements

The focus on health and an active lifestyle is on the rise in China, providing opportunities for food, beverage and supplement companies. However, the market is complex and fast-moving, with an ever-changing landscape of consumer...

The China Talent Challenge – How challenging is it to attract talents to join your company?

We at Business Sweden work continuously to support Swedish companies to grow their international business. While China represents a huge growth opportunity in most segments today, one of the keys to capturing economic growth is to build...

Sweden's Digital Technologies Ecosystem

Sweden is a launch pad for going digital as gamechanging technologies revolutionise more and more industries. By tapping into Sweden’s world class technology skills, innovation clusters and vibrant startup scene, international companies...

Sweden's Smart Transport Ecosystem

The global automotive industry is on the cusp of a revolution. Swedish car and truck manufacturers, technology startups and researchers are at the forefront of co-creating smart transport solutions that will pave the way for carbon-free...

Sweden's Smart Energy Ecosystem

Sweden’s Smart Energy ecosystem brings together leading suppliers of smart grids, district heating and cooling, and innovative solutions for energy storage. These key players are on a mission to speed up the transition to clean...

Sweden's Smart Industry Ecosystem

Sweden is at the forefront of the global race toward Industry 4.0. By tapping into the nation’s automation expertise, thriving industrial clusters and clean energy, manufacturers large and small can lead the way to a greener and smarter...

Sweden's Life Science Ecosystem

Sweden is a hub for healthcare innovation in a wide range of specialty areas. The life science ecosystem is experiencing rapid growth and prides itself on top talent, cutting edge R&D and highly specialised manufacturing capabilities...

Sweden's New Material Ecosystem

From smartphones and tablets to EV batteries, wind turbines and more – modern society needs innovative, sustainable and recyclable materials to achieve climate goals and pave the way for the circular economy of the future driven by new...

The BIG fashion opportunity in APAC – how to build your presence

Asia Pacific* (APAC) rapidly raises as a mecca of the global fashion industry with increasing spending power of consumers. This diversified market is influenced by different cultures and styles. Asian consumers are open to try new...

China’s corporate social credit system – risk and opportunity for Swedish companies

Since its initial conception in 2015 and followed by the various regional trials around the country in 2018-2020, China’s Corporate Social Credit System has been the topic of much debate and speculation. Described as a centralised...

A source for value impacted by China’s cybersecurity legislations

The amount and value of data that is generated through operations is ever increasing. With a global footprint, Swedish companies in China need to understand the implications of China’s cybersecurity legislations on their business, what...

LEAP prepares winning companies for sustainable expansion

In October, Business Sweden together with Swedbank arranged the first of three Leap accelerator sessions for the winning companies of Swedbank’s Rivstart competition 2021. Rivstart is open for all companies that want to make the world a...

Severe business impact from recent power cuts in China

The recent electricity shortage has impacted Swedish companies' operations substantially. Not only have their own sites been affected, but many companies also feel an indirect impact by their business partners not being able to deliver...

The EU’s green recovery project a boom of opportunities for Swedish companies

Digital and sustainable solutions are core priorities in the NextGenerationEU programme. We explore how Swedish companies can make an impact in key markets across Europe.