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LCI New Member: Business Sweden in Taiwan 瑞典貿易暨投資委員會台北辦事處

The LCI is proud to extend our warmest welcome to our newest trade office member—Business Sweden. Business Sweden – The Swedish Trade and Invest Council is jointly owned by the Swedish Government and the Swedish industry with the main purpose is to help Swedish companies grow on international markets and international companies to invest and expand in Sweden.

As Sweden’s official representation in Taiwan, Business Sweden in Taipei also assists the Swedish community in Taiwan in consular affairs. In December 1982, Sweden established its first representative office in Taiwan—Swedish Industries’ Trade Representative Office. Following two reorganizations in 1991 and 2013, it became today’s Business Sweden in Taiwan. Sweden has been presence in Taiwan to promote exchange and cooperation for nearly 36 years.

For Swedish companies, Business Sweden provide strategic advice, sales execution and operational support to help Swedish Companies grow their international revenues. For international companies, Business Sweden ensure that the international companies can rely on their knowledge, experience and extensive network to identify new business opportunities and achieve an accelerated return on investment.

Business Sweden’s office in Taipei provides a wide range of services, among these there has been particular focus on Business Sweden’s support function, which has been frequently used by new Swedish exporters, who has been able to start up their business through us. Business Sweden assists with the registration of the company, recruitment of staff and also provides office facilities and administrative support.

In June 2017, Sweden’s Riksdag decided by a large political majority to introduce a climate policy framework with a climate act for Sweden. This framework is the most important climate reform in Sweden’s history and sets out implementation of the Paris Agreement in Swede. By 2045, Sweden is to have zero net emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The LCI found many of the Swedish climate solutions to be helpful to Taiwan’s sustainable development. We look forward to welcome Business Sweden to join the ECCT LCI to share the Swedish experience and solutions in reducing carbon footprint.

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