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.
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.
Semiconductors are the heartbeat of our digital world - but to power the digital transition, production across the supply chain must be both sustainable and resilient. Taiwan is emerging as a production hub, ramping up production to meet global demand but also in response to the challenges presented by major global events and geopolitics. But what opportunities are there for Swedish companies?
The USA’s multifaceted policy and regulatory landscape has far-reaching implications that shape market conditions – and understanding the nuances and dynamics of this landscape is crucial for Swedish companies looking to enter or grow their presence in the market. We spoke to government affairs professionals representing some of Sweden’s largest companies in the US to collect their insights and advice on how to navigate the laws, processes, and regulatory conditions.
Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important driver in Singapore’s retail sector as government initiatives and consumer behaviours combine to increase demand for green products and services. This report explores the current landscape, policies, and initiatives in the Singaporean retail market and how Swedish companies are, and can, shape the shift towards sustainable consumption.
South Korea, one of the largest semiconductor markets, has embarked on a semiconductor journey, backed by government initiatives, including the K-Semiconductor Strategy and K-Chips Act, aiming to establish the country as a global chip powerhouse in both memory and system chips by 2030.
Major geopolitical, technological, and environmental changes are redefining the global business landscape, and how companies react now will define their success in both the short- and near future. This report explores the challenges - and opportunities - in the race to securing sustainable, long-term growth in a time of unprecedented change.
Are you curious to capture India's growing potential?
As the world's third largest economy in 2027, together with the country's ambitious green transition, enormous opportunities await Swedish SME companies to grow in India. Business Sweden exists as your springboard towards a new market.
Despite operating in an environment rife with corruption, Nordic companies maintain optimism in doing business in Kenya. Based on interviews with Nordic companies, this report provides a picture of corruption's impact in Kenya.
Africa’s public transport systems are being pushed to the limit in urban areas as population growth and traffic congestion soar. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is now the preferred solution – putting Swedish mobility suppliers in the spotlight.
Nearly half of all Swedish companies operating in global markets rely on local sales partners, or distributors, to accelerate their sales, but these relationships are often challenging and complicated. This report explores the key indicators and approaches for working effectively with distributors and partners in global markets.
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.
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.
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.
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.