Reports

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.

Building China's green future

China is a critical market as Swedish companies ramp up their efforts to pioneer the global green transition. In this report, we take a closer look at how five local sustainability challenges can be overcome.

Taiwan Business Climate Survey 2022

This year’s Business Climate Survey is the first product of the strengthened collaboration between Business Sweden and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Taipei. The report highlights a positive business climate for Swedish companies in Taiwan and a strong investment outlook. In addition, the report showcases Taiwan’s stable market for Swedish companies to do business in.

Pioneering green transition in Türkiye

How are Swedish sustainable business practices and sustainable technology solutions being implemented in Türkiye? This report uncovers the answer.

Navigating uncertainty in China with an updated game plan

Due to the changing reality, China strategies that were set in place before 2020 are likely no longer valid. We thereby see an urgent need for companies to build resilience and increase agility to be able to navigate this time of heightened uncertainty. To do this, we advise companies to embark on a three-step process presented in this report.

A green wave of Swedish fintech

Green fintech provides solutions that address some of society's most pressing issues. By mobilising capital and synthesising data for financial decision-making, fintech can allocate capital towards creating solutions to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.

The United Kingdom Business Climate Survey 2022

The United Kingdom has many prominent industries, a thriving start-up scene and one of the most important financial hubs in the world, London. Thanks to low entry barriers and a large market size, there are a lot of opportunities in sectors where Swedish companies can fully leverage their strengths. Team Sweden in the UK have conducted the third edition of the Business Climate Survey among Swedish companies in the UK, whose findings are presented in this report.

Thailand Business Climate Survey 2022

Team Sweden has carried out the Business Climate Survey, calling on Swedish companies active in Thailand to report how they perceive economic and market conditions and comment on factors such as sustainability and innovation. Many companies state that they plan to increase their investments in Thailand in the near future. The Thai economy is recovering but not as fast as in the other ASEAN countries, casting a shadow of stagnation over Thailand.

Malaysia Business Climate Survey 2022

Malaysia’s geographical location within the Indo-Pacific region, surrounded by fast-growing economies, along with its sustained track record of good rankings in ease-of-doing business, provides many promising business opportunities for the future. Overall Swedish companies are increasingly positively viewing the outlook and business opportunities in Malaysia.

Your 7-step checklist when expanding overseas

Practical tasks can quickly become overwhelming when establishing a local business presence in new markets. Explore this 7-step checklist to assess your readiness and avoid the most common pitfalls.

7 key steps when expanding internationally

How to avoid pitfalls and build readiness for global sales Language: Swedish

India Business Climate Survey 2022

Sweden and India work together in key strategic areas; with a growing emphasis on co-creating sustainable green and inclusive growth with innovation and creativity at the core. Welcome to the 2022 Business Climate Survey report highlighting Swedish companies’ experience of doing business in India and their perception of the local market conditions.

Italy Business Climate Survey 2022

The first Swedish company to enter the Italian market did so in the early 1900s, but most of the Swedish subsidiaries were established in the 1990s when business interest from Sweden to Italy started to increase significantly. Italy is Sweden’s 12th largest trade partner with 2.5 per cent of the total exports destined to Italy.