Your export guide to

The Gateway to the North

The country which gave us ABA, Ace of Base, and the Cardigans is not only a great exporter of music, but also a state whose modern and friendly business environment makes it a favorable place to export to. Despite its high cost in manpower, a rigid labor legislation and high individual tax rates, Sweden is still one of the most competitive economies in the world.

Sweden is strongly dependent on foreign trade. Their efforts to stay competitive include a direct tax system, user-friendly bureaucracy, low corporate tax, contribution exceptions, and different support for investment. Swedes are also recognized for being open-minded to new products and ideas, and the country’s economy is at the forefront of new technologies and innovations. Its labor force is well-educated, skilled, and multilingual. The access to capital is also relatively easy.

Sweden is a gateway to Norther Europe and the Baltic sea region with access to new products, skills, innovations and technologies. In this Getting to Global guide, we will guide you through the process of reaching Sweden’s consumers, successfully making sales on e-commerce channels, and getting your products to reach the desired consumers.


9.9 million


$514.5 billion

Ease of doing business index


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Learn how to get ready to sell your products to Sweden