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When you are going to do business with suppliers or customers in other countries, there is a lot to think about. On these pages, you will find help in getting started with your foreign business transactions.

Find business partners abroad via EEN Match

EEN Match is a database where you can very easily search for business partners abroad. The service is free of charge and provides you access, via the Enterprise Europe Network, to thousands of profiles with business opportunities from companies and institutions located all around the world.

Use the EEN Match web service

Market Access Database

The EU Commission’s database for market access, the Market Access Database, is a free online service providing information about customs tariffs, documentation requirements and other obstacles or impediments to trade, for various countries. For example, you can specify the particular product you want to export and to which country, then the database responds with a comprehensive detailed list of what you need to keep track of.

Read more about the database on the National Board of Trade’s website (in Swedish)

Watch videos about how to use the Market Access Database

Industry Organisations

For those who are entrepreneurs, it may be useful to be aware that that industry organisations offer services and information, such as legal advice and guidance with questions and issues regarding standards for goods and services.

Read more about industry organisations on the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth’s website (in Swedish)

Quarterly statistics relating to Sweden’s foreign trade via the National Board of Trade

With a few clicks you will get the latest quarterly statistics for Sweden’s foreign trade for the current country or region, total or broken down by commodity groups. The fact sheets are based on figures from Statistics Sweden’s trade statistics database.

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Business Sweden’s E-Commerce Guide

In Business Sweden’s e-commerce guide, you will find information about relevant local laws, regulations, purchase trends and trends in 20 different e-commerce markets both inside and outside the EU.

Read more about Business Sweden’s E-Commerce Guide (in Swedish)

Practical tips for your exports

Business Sweden’s video “5 steps for a successful export” provides you with advice on practical things to prepare for your export.

Watch the video 5 Steps for a Successful Export Transaction (in Swedish)

Find consultancy assistance via Sweden on the Go

Sweden on the Go is a web service for companies in need of assistance to engage in business abroad. With the web service, companies can find internationally experienced consultants and their services in different industries, expert areas and countries. The consultants are located in Sweden and abroad.

Use the online service Sweden on the Go

If you intend to hire a consultant, you can receive financial support for this via business development and consulting checks.

Read more about business development and consulting checks in the financing guide

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