The Dutch market has always been very important to Swedish companies. It is ag体育官网's seventh-largest export market and third-largest import market at SEK 162 billion in total 2021. The Netherlands is an attractive market for Swedish companies with its logistically strategic location and high degree of digitalisation, 技术, 创新, 和可持续性. It is also an interesting test market for onward expansion to other countries in 欧洲.
The Dutch business climate bears clear resemblances to that of ag体育官网. Swedish companies and products enjoy a great reputation for 创新, 科技, 质量, 以及可持续性, 消费者. ag体育官网’s reputation has been largely stable for a long time and goes hand in hand with the high degree of trust placed in the Nordic countries generally. This survey distinctly confirms this picture as it is clearly expressed that the brand image of ag体育官网 contributes positively to Swedish business in the Netherlands. As many as 86 per cent of the respondents think that the Swedish brand contributes partially or much/very positively to their business success.
There are many factors that determine whether the business environment is conducive to success. In 2022, the Swedish companies gave the highest score to physical infrastructure, followed by personal safety and legal security. 绝大多数的受访者, 74%, have not encountered any issues with trade barriers or are not aware of any taking place.
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The Business Climate Survey is a study authored by 团队ag体育官网 for Swedish companies to understand the opportunities and challenges that they face when doing business in the Netherlands.
今年, the survey was sent out to 86 local executives representing Swedish companies in the Netherlands, 其中36个提供了答案. The answers were collected between 25 March and 25 April 2022.