Helpful organizations in Sweden

Business Sweden 

Business Sweden takes a fun, informal approach to helping readers discover things in Sweden. They are the experts on doing business in Sweden and helping overseas business to grow. More information:

Chamber Trade Sweden

It enables international trade and investment also builds capacity for the private sector in developing countries with local partners. CTS partners with business organizations and companies in their projects and share networks, knowledge and opportunities. They run programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe, targeting sustainable industry and green technology, agribusiness and lifestyle. Issues tied to innovation, value addition, leadership and market access are central in CTS work. Special focus on women’s economic empowerment. More information:


It is the Development Finance Institution of the Swedish state. The goal is to eliminate poverty by creating sustainable business in some of the world’s toughest and most promising growth markets. More information:

Swedish customs. Customs guide

The Customs Guide is intended for people without extensive prior experience with customs. More information:

European Commision’s Trade export helpdesk

The European Union is the world’s largest single market and the Export Helpdesk is the online portal to access it. Companies can find the EU tariffs, requirements, preferential arrangements, quotas and statistics relating to imports from trade partner countries. More information:


SEK lends money to Swedish exporters and their overseas customers. By partnering with Swedish and international banks, the Swedish Export Credits Guarantee Board (EKN) and insurance companies SEK can provide added value, including longer tenors than those offered on the market. SEK can also offer lending in currencies that would otherwise be difficult for a company to access. More information:


EKN has been commissioned by the government to promote Swedish exports and the internationalization of Swedish companies. EKN do so by insuring export companies and banks against the risk of non-payment in export transactions, thereby enabling them to conduct more secure export transactions. Their activities are financed by the guarantee holders’ premiums. More information:

The National Board of Trade

The National Board of Trade is the Swedish governmental agency responsible for issues relating to foreign trade, the Internal Market and trade policy. The mission is to promote an open and free trade with transparent rules.  More information: