Sweden: Resources

Government Resources
Main Government Page sweden.gov.se
Statistics Office scb.se
Central Banks riksbank.com
Stock Exchanges nasdaqomxnordic.com
Export Promotion Agency kommers.se
Investment Promotion Agency business-sweden.se

Company Directories

Sweden: The Business Finder

The Business Finder is the official export directory for Sweden that enables you to find Swedish products and suppliers. By providing contacts to exporters, this site is an effective tool for international marketing. The site offers business information on Sweden's goods and services, which makes it easy to find the right exporters. The site is available only in Swedish.

News Sites

Sweden: Affärsvärlden

Affärsvärlden is a weekly business magazine from Sweden. The site provides current business news as well as information on the Swedish Stock Exchange. Site only available in Swedish.

Sweden: Dagens Industri (Di)

Dagens Industri (Di) is a business and industry newspaper in Sweden which covers a variety of aspects such as the economy, stock market, and performance of various industries in Sweden. Site is only available in Swedish.

Sweden: Veckans Affärer

Veckans Affärer is an online business magazine that cover topics relating to capital, sustainability, leadership, innovation, and digital technology. Featuring articles from the weekly print magazine, it also has an extensive database of facts about Swedish companies. Updated daily, this is the most comprehensive source of business news in the region of Scandinavia. Published in Swedish only.

Regulatory Agency Sites

Sweden: Board of Agriculture

The Board of Agriculture is the Swedish government's expert authority in matters of agriculture policy, and is responsible for the agricultural and horticultural sectors. The site describes rural and trade opportunities in the Swedish agricultural industry in regards to the country's crops and animals. In addition, a number of forms and brochures related to agriculture in Sweden are available for download in PDF.  

Sweden: Finansinspektionen (FI)

Finansinspektionen (FI) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Swedish financial services industry. The site contains recent news, regulations, authorization applications, and reports related to finance in Sweden.

Sweden: Medical Products Agency (MPA)

The Medical Products Agency (MPA) is responsible for regulating and monitoring the development of drugs and medicinal products. MPA's website contains a wealth of information regarding herbal, homeopathic, and other types of medicinal products as well as medical devices. Recent news releases from the MPA regarding recalls or updates in the pharmaceutical industry are also posted on the homepage of the site. 

Sweden: Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence is responsible for setting the defense policy for Sweden, promoting peace and international cooperation, and preparing the country's defense system for potential threats and conflicts. The ministry's website provides an overview of its responsibilities, and also provides recent news articles related to defense.

Sweden: Ministry of Education and Research

The Ministry of Education and Research in Sweden is responsible for all levels of education as well as funding research within the country. Its website describes the activities and responsibilities of the ministry in depth and also provides recent news and publications related to educational research.

Sweden: Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation

The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation is responsible for promoting the development and growth of the service and manufacturing sectors within Sweden. The ministry is also charged with monitoring the agriculture, construction, and food and beverage industries in the country. This website details in depth the ministry's areas of responsibility, organization, and its relationship with the European Union. Recent news related to the ministry is posted on the main page of its website. 

Sweden: Ministry of the Environment and Energy

The Ministry of the Environment and Energy in Sweden is responsible for promoting sustainable development in the country by implementing environmental legislation and policies. The ministry's website contains an overview of the areas of responsibility of the ministry itself, as well as news articles about recent events and various environmental publications which can be downloaded for free in PDF. 

Sweden: National Food Agency

The National Food Agency is the central administrative authority for all matters concerning food in Sweden. This website contains information about maintaining a healthy diet, as well as the numerous regulations within the food and beverage industry in Sweden.

Sweden: Swedish National Space Board (SNSB)

The Swedish National Space Board (SNSB) is responsible for national and international activities relating to space and remote sensing, primarily research and development. The three main tasks of the SNSB are to distribute government grants for space research, initiate research in space, and act as Swedish contact for international cooperation. The site provides information about space activities, the space industry, and research in the country of Sweden.

Sweden: The Swedish Broadcasting Authority

The Swedish Broadcasting Authority promotes opportunities for diversity and availability in radio and television. The authority decides upon permits, fees and registration, and oversees radio and TV broadcasts. Its mission is to monitor and disseminate knowledge on media development. Site provides an overview of the licensing and content regulation functions of the authority as well as news updates regarding the telecommunications industry. The site is only available in Swedish. 

Swedish Consumer Agency

The Swedish Consumer Agency is the state agency tasked with safeguarding consumer interests. This site contains a list of consumer rights in Sweden as well as information regarding product safety, filing complaints, and budget and debt.

Other Resources

Export Opportunities in the Nordic Markets

This publication of Enterprise Ireland, Export Opportunities in the Nordic Markets, discusses the prevalent industries and economies of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Opens in PDF.

Sweden Sverige

Sweden Sverige includes information on Swedish business, culture and traditions, society, nature, and quick facts. Under the business section, this site provides market insights via news articles, market analyses, and commentaries regarding various aspects of business in Sweden. Other topics covered include travel, tourism, working, and living in Sweden.

Sweden: Swedish Environmental Protection Agency - The Environmental Code

The Swedish Environmental Code constitutes an environmental legislation aimed at promoting sustainable development. Provided by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, the page includes information on this code, as well as links to the code itself, and to other Swedish environmental statutes.

Sweden: The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)

The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) is a private Swedish independent business organization with numerous member companies ranging from world giants to small entrepreneurs. Members facilitate international trade and establish trade contacts in order to improve the economy and competitiveness of Sweden. The SCC website contains informational sections under the "about us" tab covering topics such as infrastructure, urbanization, international trade, education and innovation, business climate, and real estate in Sweden.

Sweden's Chambers of Commerce

Sweden's Chambers of Commerce work to promote infrastructure projects in order to fuel economic development and growth within the country. The website contains links to each individual chamber of commerce, as well as links to foreign chambers of commerce in Sweden and Swedish chambers of commerce in other countries. Information about the services provided by the numerous chambers can also be found on the website.

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