Swedish PM meets Chinese e-commerce giant

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Alibaba Founder, Jack Ma, during Lövfen’s state visit to China.

On Wednesday 28 June 2017, Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden, met with Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group to explore collaborations between e-commerce giant Alibaba and Swedish businesses.

During his state visit to China, the Swedish Prime Minister was joined by a delegation of 25 Swedish companies which he presented to Alibaba. Among the delegation were Babybjörn, H&M, Zound Industries, Fjällräven, Scania, Volvo and Rise.

“I thought it might be interesting for him to meet a number of companies from the EU’s most innovative country and brought me 25 Swedish companies,” said Löfven.

Alibaba stands alone for 50 percent of the world’s e-commerce. Acess to the platform will create big opprtunities for Swedish companies and brands.

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