Sweden increasingly important partner for the UK

29 June 2022

According to a new report looking at Foreign Direct Investment in the UK, Sweden created a total of 54 projects and 1,716 new jobs in the UK last year. This can be compared to the commonwealth country Australia, creating a total of 43 projects and 913 jobs, or with Switzerland, creating 38 projects and 1,236 new jobs, in the same period. The report is published by the Department for International Trade and measures inward investment results in the UK 2021-2022.

Sweden is the UK’s 8th largest investor, between Canada and Ireland, with over 1,000 Swedish businesses operating in the UK and the top 10 Swedish employer accounting for over 55,000 jobs nationally.

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