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Sweden’s Export Strategy

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Sweden's Export Strategy

The Swedish export strategy is to help achieve the Government’s overall objective of Sweden having the lowest unemployment rate in the EU by 2020.


The goals in the strategy are to:

  • increase exports, both in absolute figures and as a proportion of GDP;
  • increase Sweden's attractiveness for investments, expertise and tourists;
  • increase the proportion of exporting enterprises; and 
  • increase Swedish enterprises' participation in the global economy.

Sweden's Export Strategy

“Sweden’s new export strategy has been developed in close collaboration with the business sector. In the strategy, the Government addresses the challenges facing Swedish exports with a large number of concrete measures.”