Swedish Export Companies

Swedish Export

The top export destinations of Sweden are Germany ($16.9B), the United Kingdom ($12.3B), Denmark ($11.7B), Norway ($11.4B) and the United States ($10.2B). The top import origins are Germany ($26.5B), the Netherlands ($12.5B), Denmark ($11.1B), Norway ($10.1B) and the United Kingdom ($9.3B).

Swedish Export Companies

Twenty-six corporations rank among Forbes Global 2000 for 2015. Below is a sample of the major Swedish companies that Forbes included:

  • Ericsson (communications equipment)
  • Volvo Group (heavy equipment)
  • Atlas Copco (miscellaneous industrial equipment)
  • SCA (household, personal care)
  • Sandvik (miscellaneous industrial equipment)
  • Assa Abloy (miscellaneous industrial equipment)
  • Autoliv (automotive parts)
  • SKF Group (miscellaneous industrial equipment)
  • Electrolux Group (household appliances)
  • Alfa Laval (miscellaneous industrial equipment)
  • Hexagon (miscellaneous industrial equipment)

There are also several quite famous comanies that started in Sweden including: IKEA, H&M, Tetrapack, Astrazeneka, Skype and spotify.

According to global trade intelligence firm Zepol, the following smaller exporters from Sweden:

  • Bulten Sweden (automotive parts, screws/bolts/nuts)
  • First Cargo Sweden (automobiles, bicycles, rubber tires)
  • Gelita Sweden (gelatin, salted/smoked meat, peptones/other proteins)
  • Kappahl (textile footwear, clothing)
  • Kendrion Hagalund (automotive parts, smoking tobacco, titanium dioxide pigments)


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