Category: Sweden

Chinese minister-led energy delegation visited Preem, Gothenburg






On 24 March, China’s Energy Minister Nur Bekri visited Preem‘s refinery in Gothenburg.  Preem is Sweden’s largest oil company. The visit took place jointly with a delegation from the Energy Authority National Energy Administration. “We are honored that China’s Energy Minister wants to be inspired by our production of renewable fuels. It shows that Preem…

Swedish knife producer Morakniv bets on Asian export






The century-old producer of Swedish knives, Morakniv, in 2016 saw record sales growth by 20 per cent paving the way for further investments. It was a successful year for Morakniv, thanks to big bets on exports and international presence, including a sales office in Malaysia. The company is now continuing investments – both globally and…

Sweden celebrated the Semla bun in Hanoi






On 27 February the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi hosted a gathering together with Vietnamese journalists, celebrating a very special Swedish occasion. Swedish Ambassador Mr Pereric Högberg and former Ambassador Mrs Camilla Mellander (now the Head of Trade Promotion at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs) held presentations over a ‘fika’ (Swedish for coffee break),…

Sweden, Wocan launch regional gender equality support






The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok together with WOCAN, Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, launched a regional gender equality support function for development cooperation partners for the implementation of Sweden’s development cooperation in Asia. The purpose of the gender support function is to make it possible for the Development cooperation…

Belgian spearheads Swedish Chamber of Commerce China as its new General Manager






Mr. Martin Vercouter, who is already know to many in the Chinese-Swedish business community, is as of 1 April 2017 the new General Manager for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China (Swedcham China), Beijing. He was recently an Anders Wall scholarship winner, based at the Swedcham Shanghai office for six month, and who has…

Swedish Enviro to build tire recycling plant in China






Enviro, a Swedish company known for it’s sustainable solutions and progressive thinking in the environmental field, has made an agreement with Chinese Vanlead Group, Southern China’s biggest tyre manufacturer and a major international tyre industry player, to build a tire recycling plant in China. The plant will be built in Guangdong in Southern China, designed…

Sweden Matrade Kula Lumpur seminar






On March 16, the Embassy of Sweden in Kuala Lumpur, Business Sweden and MATRADE (Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation) organised a joint workshop/seminar in Kuala Lumpur on the theme ‘Exploring business opportunities in Sweden’. The audience consisted of eminent representatives from the Malaysian business community, from sectors such as ICT, health and food. The objectives…

Learning journeys for businesses: Celemi






There are different approaches for companies to drive change and improve their performance. Business simulations and experiential learning (the process of learning through experience) is one established method, with objectives that include: strategic thinking, decision-making, problem solving, financial analysis, teamwork and leadership etc. Scandasia highlights one of the international providers from Sweden, with presence in…

Stena Bulk Singapore: Asia very significant going forward






Stena from Gothenburg, Sweden is a well-known international shipping business, in particular in Northern Europe for its Stena Line – one of the largest ferry operators in the world. Stena Bulk (one of the world’s leading tanker shipping companies), which is less known in comparison, has offices overseas, including in Singapore, and views Asia as…