Sweden

CETA - a boost for jobs and exports in Sweden

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Sweden already export a wide range of goods and services to Canada.

CETA will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

2,331 The number of Swedish companies that export to Canada.

79% The share of EU companies exporting to Canada that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

17,000 The number of jobs in Sweden that EU exports to Canada help support.

865,000 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Canada help support.

 

What kind of products does Sweden export to Canada?

Companies across Sweden export goods and services to Canada.
Let's take three towns or cities:

 
 

Exports and Imports

Sweden and Canada already have a close trading relationship. CETA will give it a big boost.

11th In goods, Canada is Sweden's 11th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€300 m The value of Sweden's trade surplus with Canada.

€1.3 bn The value of Swedish exports to Canada.

€1 bn The value of Swedish imports from Canada.

 

EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2016. The product examples are drawn from a representative sample of all EU companies exporting to Canada.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2013 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, 2015. EU Exports to the World: Effects on Employment and Income. Figures based on latest available data (2011).