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Key facts about Sweden

Sweden is located in Northern Europe and bordered by Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel.

Sweden has been a member of the EU since 1995.

It has a population of approximately 10.2 million people. The capital city is Stockholm that has a population of approximately 1.0 million inhabitants.

Sweden is part of the Schengen Zone.

The currency is the Swedish Krona (SEK)

The international dialling code can be found here

The top exports of Sweden are motor vehicles, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, industrial machines, precision equipment, chemical goods, home goods and appliances, forestry, iron, and steel.

The Top Imports of Sweden are machinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, foodstuffs and clothing.

Useful Links


Embassy information for Sweden

World Bank

A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business with Sweden. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.


View Seaports of Sweden on with information on anchorage depth and types of harbours.


Swedish cities with Airports and further aviation information

Tax & VAT information
Enterprise Ireland in Sweden
SME United

Details of local SME bodies

Map of Sweden