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...

News Related to International Trade in Sweden

  • CRYO Shipping Conducts Its 1st LNG Bunker Op in Sweden - Sep 04, 2019

    The company has already undertaken its first LNG bunkering operation in Malm, Sweden. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

    Source: World Maritime News

  • Arctic15 expands to Sweden - Aug 02, 2019

    Another edition of Arctic15 is over. The two day startup event was held on 5-6th of June in the Cable Factory here in Helsinki. Over 800 participants listened to speakers and panelists on two separate stages. Startups showcased their achievements and projects and met with investors in the ??Dealroom?. Plenty of young volunteers made sure everyone finds his or her way around the venue. Delicious food was served.

    Source: HELSINKI TIMES

  • Sweden Unveils Its Largest Hybrid Car Ferry - Jul 23, 2019

    Sweden's largest hybrid-electric car ferry, Tellus, is ready to commence passenger operations. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

    Source: World Maritime News