Sweden’s unique focus on innovation, sustainability, co-creation and equality has created a highly dynamic economy. This makes the country a formidable platform for companies to expand their business upon and to use as a brand that meets the demands of an increasingly purpose-driven world.
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France was the leading European destination for Swedish investments in 2019 and Swedish companies are doing well – demonstrating both profitability and confidence in the French market. Some 71 per cent of new entrants are planning to increase their investments.
Established and developing markets in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa are competing to provide metal and minerals for new technology, production and sustainable solutions for a smarter, sustainable future.
When the African Continental Free-Trade Area Agreement came into effect in January 2021, it marked the beginning of a new era for trade within and to the continent. With intra-trade set to increase significantly by 2035, Swedish companies on the continent will see a dramatic shift in opportunities. The growth potential is vast, but a strategic approach is needed to navigate the new landscape.
Across the US, Swedish companies, particularly those in automotive and manufacturing, and retail and food are adjusting and responding to the impact of Covid-19 and moving to mitigate the economic and social consequences. The impact of travel restrictions and revenue disruptions are being felt across the business spectrum.
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’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 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 increased burden on healthcare systems and rapid acceleration of digital solutions are creating opportunities for Swedish companies to launch in new markets to support long-term change and improve patient outcomes. Our report spotlights NHS England as one major market for growth.
Sweden’s future prosperity is put in jeopardy as some countries undermine the foundations of global free trade. This report contributes to the broad knowledge base that will be instrumental in efforts to counteract this negative trend.
Recession or no recession, China isn’t wasting any time in rolling out 5G across major sectors. Here’s a look at next-gen networks in the world’s biggest test market for 5G and what Swedish suppliers should expect.
How are Swedish export companies affected by the coronavirus crisis? Sales will continue to suffer severely, our latest survey shows, but fewer companies expect the situation to worsen in the next four weeks.
Why are 54 percent of Swedish companies in Indonesia planning to increase their local investments despite the global economic turmoil? Find out in our latest edition of the Business Climate Survey which outlines future opportunities.