International Trade in Sweden

International Trade in Sweden

The international financial crisis plunged Sweden into severe recession, as the country depends heavily on international trade. After contracting by -5.1% in 2009, Swedish economy recovered in 2010, with an estimated GDP growth of 4.4%, driven by household consumption and a resumption of... Read more

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Overview About International Trade in Sweden

Main Industry Sectors

Agriculture represents less of 2% of the GDP. The main agricultural products are cereals, dairy products, meat, wood and potatoes. The country has a wealth of natural resources: forests, iron, lead, copper, zinc and hydroelectric energy.
The industrial sector contributes to slightly over a quarter of the GDP. It is dominated by groups such as Volvo, Saab, Ericsson, ABB, AstraZeneca, Electrolux, Ikea, H&M, etc. Sweden's main manufacturing activities are processing wood, paper, electronic equipment, industrial food processing, pharmaceutical products, etc. The new technologies and biotechnologies sectors are of significant importance in the economy.
The tertiary sector employs more than three quarters of the active workforce, it contributes more than 70% of the GDP, and is maintained by telecommunications and IT equipment

 

Economic Overview

The international financial crisis plunged Sweden into severe recession, as the country depends heavily on international trade. After contracting by -5.1% in 2009, Swedish economy recovered in 2010, with an estimated GDP growth of 4.4%, driven by household consumption and a resumption of international trade. The unfavorable inte...

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