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Swedish minister signs sustainable business MoU in China

On Wednesday 9 September 2015 Sweden’s Minister of Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable business between Sweden and China, as he visited Beijing. This MoU intends to deepen the two countries’ cooperation on sustainable enterprise, according to the Swedish minister. The agreement is part of the government’s raised…

China Railway Construction bids on Swedish high-speed railway

In a secret offer to the Swedish Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, a Chinese company has really caught the attention of Swedish politicians. Leaked to Sweden’s national TV broadcaster, SVT, China Railway Construction is said to offer to build Sweden’s planned high-speed railway in five years fewer, and for $3bn less, than was originally estimated…

DABS hosts soft skills development courses: ‘Communicate with Impact’

In September the Danish Business Association Singapore (DABS) hosts for its members a crash course named ‘Communicate with Impact’, which is a great opportunity for individuals and company leaders to improve their overall communication skills. Participants will learn to: talk positively and create a virtuous cycle of spotting opportunities, convey a message with clarity, speak…

Vietnam holds farewell ceremony for Danish Ambassador John Nielsen

Danish Ambassador John Nielsen has met (end of June 2015) with Mr Lê Hoàng Quân, the Chairman of the People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City in connection with the Ambassador’s term coming to an end. The ceremony marked the last five years of fruitful political partnership between Denmark and Vietnam and the increased trade…

Finnish food for China

Team Finland is eyeing China as a huge market for food export expansion. Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade Lenita Toivakka made a Team Finland export promotion trip to Beijing and Shanghai in January 2015, followed by a Food from Finland country pavilion at the “SIAL CHINA 2015” International Food and Beverage Show in…

MASBA made corporate visit to SKF Bearing, Malaysia

On 12th May 2015, Tuesday the Malaysian-Swedish Business Association, MASBA, conducted a company visit to SKF Bearing Industries (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd located in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. “It was a great opportunity to explore the worldwide leading Swedish manufacturer and supplier of bearings and units,” reports MASBA. SKF in Nilai is a world class manufacturing facility…

Singapore and Norway renew maritime cooperation

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), in the end of April 2015, renewing their bilateral agreement on maritime education, training and research and development (R&D) for another three years until 2018. The signing ceremony took place in conjunction with…