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Brazil and Sweden in meetings regarding future business opportunities

On Monday, 19th of October, Business Sweden’s CEO Ylva Berg welcomes over 200 Swedish companies to the Swedish-Brazilian Business Forum. The meetings purpose is to strengthen trade relations between Brazil and Sweden and business representatives from the countries will participate in a panel discussion and different seminars.

Business Sweden is hosting the meeting, which is arranged in conjunction with the State Visit by Brazilian President H.E Dilma Rousseff who are visiting Sweden with a large business delegation consisting of representatives from the Brazilian trade and industry. At the meetings business leaders from respective countries will speak, followed by a panel discussion.

The Brazilian market is one of the largest consumer markets in the world. At the moment significant investments are being made in research and innovation. The investments entail great potential for Swedish companies in a range of different sectors. Sweden and Brazil today have several strategic partnerships concerning trade and investments, bioenergy and biofuels, sustainable development, science, innovation and advanced technology as well as defence. In relation to the purchase of 36 Swedish Gripen aircrafts by Brazil - one of Sweden’s largest export deals in history - there is additional capacity for Swedish industry to further develop trade relations with its Brazilian counterparts.

-        The Gripen deal provides exciting possibilites for Swedish companies that want to do business in Brazil. It poses a unique opportunity to develop contacts and strengthen existing trade relations, says Ylva Berg, CEO at Business Sweden.

Time: Monday, October 19, kl. 09:30 – 11.30

Location: Grand Hôtel, Spegelsalen

Representatives of the media need specific accreditation, please contact Business Sweden as per below (if you already reported your attendance to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD) this is not necessary).

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For additional information, contact:

Elisabeth Somp, Head of Media Relations at Business Sweden

T: +46(0)72-540 93 38 E: elisabeth.somp@business-sweden.se

Business Sweden’s purpose is to help every Swedish company to reach their full international potential and companies abroad to reach their full potential through investments in Sweden. We help our customers through strategic advice and hands-on support. Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry. Business Sweden was founded on the first of January, 2013, by a merger of the Swedish Trade Council (Exportrådet) and Invest Sweden.

 

 

16 October 2015