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.
NASDAQ OMX lists country-specific indexes for the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Sweden, as well as several indices for the entire Nordic region. Available for each country are listings for shares, bonds, options and futures, investment funds, and exchange-traded funds/products.
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.
Affärsvärlden is a weekly business magazine from Sweden. The site provides current business news, information on the Swedish Stock Exchange, business law, and analysis on exchange and markets. Site only available in Swedish.
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.
Business Sweden was founded in 2013 after a merger of the Swedish Trade Council with Invest Sweden. Its aim is to strengthen and promote Sweden as an attractive and competitive business partner. Business Sweden's site publishes facts and news of interest for Swedish export companies and foreign investors. The site also provides information about ongoing marketing programs, seminars, and events relating to international trade. Most site content can be accessed free of charge, while some content requires registration and a paid subscription.
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. The site is only available in Swedish.
Finansinspektionen (FI) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Swedish financial services industry. The site provides information about regulations, authorization information, supervisory activity, and international information. In addition, the site contains recent news, registers, and reports.
As the official website for the Government Offices of Sweden, this resource provides a broad range of information regarding the Swedish government and its ministries. An entire section of the site is devoted to detailing how Sweden is governed in terms of its governmental system, legislation, and its relation to the EU. Additionally, the "Government policy" section of the website provides in-depth depth details on the governmental responsibilities of Sweden and also includes links to the related ministries.
The Kommerskollegium National Board of Trade is a Swedish governmental agency that is responsible for resolving issues related to foreign trade, the internal market, and trade policy. The board also provides the government with analyses and recommendations regarding developments in the global economy. This website provides information on the areas of expertise of the board, research publications, and trade statistics covering Sweden's trade with other countries.
The Medical Products Agency (MPA) is responsible for regulating and monitoring the development of drugs and medicinal products. MPA's website contains 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Statistics Sweden (SCB) provides up-to-date and reliable statistics about business activities, financial markets, prices and consumption, and trade in Sweden. Most recent and upcoming statistics are posted and updated continuously on the site's homepage, but users may also search for specific statistics by category in the "finding statistics" portion of the website. These statistics may also be viewed in the form of publications and articles, which are downloadable in PDF.
The main functions of Sveriges Riksbank are safeguarding the value of money, promoting a safe and efficient payment system, issuing banknotes, and managing the gold and foreign reserves. The site contains information about interest and exchange rates, notes and coins, monetary policy, and financial stability. Also provided by the site are numerous downloadable statistics and publications.
The Swedish Environmental Code constitutes 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.
The Swedish National Space Agency (SNSA) is responsible for national and international activities relating to space and remote sensing, primarily research and development. The three main tasks of the SNSA 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.
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 in Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish.
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 "policy" tab covering topics such as infrastructure, urbanization, international trade, education and innovation, business climate, and real estate in Sweden.
The Swedish Press and Broadcasting Authority promote 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. The 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.
Veckans Affärer is an online business magazine that covers 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. It is published in Swedish only.
Sweden's Chambers of Commerce works 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.