Event: Doing Business in Nordics Webinar
Date: April 16, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
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Description of Event:
Denmark is a rich, modern society with state-of-the-art infrastructure and distribution systems. It has 5.7 million inhabitants and an advanced high-tech society. Denmark ranks as the most advanced digital country in the EU and is characterized by an extensive welfare system with a substantial trade and investment relationship with the U.S.
Finland’s $250 billion economy and its immensely innovative culture ranks 3rd in the EU Digital Economy and Societal Index, 7th in the Global Innovation Index, and in the world’s top 3 strongest health technology economies. Pioneering companies the world over meet here to spearhead the next generation in ICT (including 5G), eHealth, energy, cleantech, Smart Cities, and other knowledge-based growth industries.
Norway is a modern, energy-rich country with 5.3 million people. It is considered one of the world’s wealthiest countries with a GDP per capita exceeding $72,000. Norway represents a highly digital and sophisticated market, including large-scale critical infrastructure tied to its leading industries, which are based on natural resources, energy, digitalization, defense, aerospace, and ocean technologies.
Sweden has over 1,300 U.S. companies and is the top location in the Nordics for regional coverage. The United States is Sweden’s largest trading partner outside of the EU. In 2017, U.S. merchandise exports to Sweden were valued at $3.73 billion and imports were $10.74 billion. The U.S. exported $5.9 billion in services to Sweden in 2016 and imported $3.1 billion
The webinar will give an overview of each market with a question and answer session at the end of the webinar.