Sweden and Australia’s history of doing business dates back to the late 19th century. The Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce was established over 100 years ago in 1911 and by the end of World War I a significant number of Swedish businesses were present – ABB, Alfa Laval, Ericsson, SKF and Wallenius Wilhelmsen being some of the pioneers. Today there are over 500 Swedish companies that do business with Australia and it is one of our most important trading partners.
This report has been conducted to show the current Swedish business footprint in Australia, including foreign investment, exports and companies present. Information has been gathered from open sources and from Swedish companies present in Australia.