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Swe-Cham News Feed | August 7, 2023


The Netherlands Business Climate Survey 2023


The Swedish brand is perceived to contribute positively to the business of Swedish companies.


The Netherlands is Sweden's seventh-largest export market (94 billion SEK) and the third-largest market for imports (206 billion SEK). With its geographically advantageous location, together with its high level of digitalisation, technological advancements, innovative practices, and commitment to sustainability, the Netherlands makes an appealing destination for Swedish enterprises.


Over the years, Swedish companies in the Netherlands have continued to improve...

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IKEA 80th Anniversary Assembling a better future, together.


"On 28 July 1943, Ingvar Kamprad, then only 17 years old, founded IKEA in the small town of Älmhult in Småland, Sweden. Now, IKEA is celebrating 80 years of entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and co-creation with a curious, humble, and positive outlook for the future.


In the beginning, IKEA was a small mail-order business where orders were filled by a teenage Ingvar on his bicycle. The brand is now represented in 62 markets with 462 IKEA touchpoints, 700 million physical customer visits, 2.6 billion online visits, and more than 20 million IKEA app downloads*. The team of 231,000 IKEA co-workers worldwide..."

Press statement published July 28, 2023. 

Saab offers four Expeditionary

Submarines to the Netherlands


"Supported by Sweden and the United Kingdom, Saab has today submitted its proposal for the replacement of Netherland’s current submarines. The proposal comprises four advanced Expeditionary Submarines with the latest innovations and technologies and includes a cooperation with Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group.

Saab’s offered solution is based on a successful, proven and future-proof design. It will incorporate the latest capabilities and technologies, whilst its truly modular design will allow for new technologies as they evolve to ensure relevance for many years to come.

Saab and Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group have..."

Press statement published July 28, 2023. 

EARLY BIRD OFFER open until August 15, 2023


The Swedish Chamber Annual Flagship Event takes place on December 15, 2023, and will start with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Sustainability & Innovation Summit “Driving the Green Transition Together” including a full schedule of Keynote speakers, panel discussions, and fire site talks.

The Summit will be followed by a reception in a welcoming and sophisticated atmosphere. It’s the perfect opportunity to connect with professionals from various fields. In the evening we are honored to welcome you to The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Lucia Dinner & Dance including entertainment, the Swedish Chamber Business Award Ceremony, and the traditional Swedish Lucia Procession.

Sign up for the offer on our website. 


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