In 2018 there were 3,103 Swedish controlled enterprise groups with affiliates abroad, a decrease of 96 groups since 2017. Of these enterprise groups 1,116 or 36 percent had subsidiaries in Norway. Between 17 and 21 percent of the enterprise groups had subsidiaries established in Finland, Denmark, and the USA.
Trade is indispensable to fostering greater levels of global economic development. As the OECD has written, “No country has lifted itself out of poverty without international trade.” This category consolidates GTIPA-member reports assessing the intersection of trade and economic development.