Matches from Swedish Match
In the town of Tidaholm, Swedish Match produces 250 million matches each day. Two per cent of production remains in Sweden and the other 98 per cent is exported. The list of export countries includes Puerto...
Major changes are taking place in Gothenburg. In the spring, both Skaraslättens Transport and Green Cargo will be closing their forest product transshipment terminals. In response, capacity at the three remaining forest product terminals will be expanded to handle increased volumes.
The Swedish Dockworkers’ Union ban on new recruitment and overtime at APM Terminals in Gothenburg is continued.Read more
The rapid growth in timber exports to China is showing no signs of slowing down. The Swedish Forest Industries Federation has predicted a 40 per cent increase in 2016. “There is an insatiable interest in Swedish spruce,” said Magnus Niklasson, market analyst at the Swedish Forest Industries Federation.Read more
Access to land, a functioning infrastructure and an ideal location close to the largest port in Scandinavia have formed the foundation for Falköping as a logistics centre in the Skaraborg region. We decided to get in touch with municipal strategist Leif Bigsten to gauge the situation in Falköping.Read more
Belgium is Sweden’s eighth largest export market. The Swedish shipping company SOL is about to expand its departure frequency between the Port of Gothenburg and the Belgian port of Zeebrugge. The change will offer greater scope for Swedish import and export companies to ship freight to and from Belgium.Read more
By 2030, the vehicle fleet in Sweden will be totally independent of fossil fuels – oil, coal and natural gas. This ambitious target has been set by the Swedish government. As Sweden does not have its own oil or natural gas reserves, it is dependent on imports from other countries. But Preem has found a way of utilising domestic resources.Read more
This year we are making a Christmas donation to the Swedish Sea Rescue Society and the Rescue Misson of Gothenburg.
The recently signed free trade agreement between the EU and Canada will remove the vast majority of customs duties on Swedish and European exports to Canada. Trade is forecast to increase by 20 per cent.Read more
The Port of Gothenburg offer Scandinavia's widest range of services at sea.