Africa's free-trade era begins

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.

China Business Climate Survey

Structural changes and the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic present new challenges in China, but Swedish companies continue to have a positive outlook on market growth.

Keeping business moving in the hard-hit US market

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.

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.

Singapore Business Climate Survey

Will Singapore maintain its position as a low-risk country and attractive gateway to Southeast Asia after Covid-19? Get the full picture in our latest Business Climate Survey.

Healthy growth in global healthcare markets

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.

Doing business in a world of uncertainty

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.

Germany Business Climate Survey 2020

What are the implications for Swedish companies as Europe’s economic engine stalls over the coronavirus outbreak? Find all the answers in our latest survey from Germany.

Beyond Covid-19: the rise of 5G in China

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.

Sweden’s exports in the eye of the storm

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.

Indonesia Business Climate Survey

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.

The heat is on

Smart solutions for sustainable and cost-efficient air conditioning is a hot topic in the Gulf states. As urbanisation picks up speed in one of the world’s hottest regions, promising opportunities are opening up for Swedish suppliers of cutting-edge systems for district cooling.

Reducing the healthcare burden of NCDs

High rates of urbanisation and increasingly sedentary lifestyles are creating healthcare challenges in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. To tackle the burden of non-communicable disease and halt the increase, governments are strategically transforming their healthcare systems.