Join Invest Northern Ireland's five day multi-sectoral trade mission to Sweden and Denmark which will be centred in Stockholm and Copenhagen.
Companies from Northern Ireland already export over £88.5m in goods and services to Sweden and Denmark and our trade mission represents an excellent opportunity for companies willing to expand into both countries.
If you are interested in exporting to these regions click on the Apply now link below and answer the questions to see if you are eligible to take part.
Applications have closed.
We will update this page shortly with details of the companies attending.
Sweden is a wealthy, prosperous and developed country. According to the World Bank it ranked 22nd for gross domestic product (GDP) globally. Additionally Sweden is one of the world leaders in investment into research and development (R&D) spending around 3% of GDP annually.
Sweden is the 10th easiest country in which to do business according to the World Bank Report 2017. English is widely used and Swedes are open-minded to new ideas and products.
Denmark has one of the more robust economies in the EU. It has a wealthy, educated and open economy, receptive to UK products and investments. Danes are sophisticated buyers with a good reputation for paying suppliers on time.
Although small, it is also one of the most competitive economies in the world with an efficient workforce and highly developed infrastructure. Danish business is characterised by minimal bureaucracy, high education, robust purchasing power, ease of access and widespread use of the English language.
The World Bank’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ report ranks Denmark third in the world.
Our trade team in Belfast will be on hand with advice and guidance to help you prepare for the mission. Working with our in-market trade advisors we can provide tailored market research and arrange individual appointments for your company. The cost of this service is heavily subsidised by Invest NI and would be cost to company £500 +VAT for one mission centre and £750 +VAT for two mission centres.
* Contribution towards airfares and accommodation is for one participant per company only
Companies who have exceeded their De Minimis aid limit will be unable to claim assistance towards travel, accommodation and in-market support for this mission. The maximum De Minimis aid any single recipient can receive is €200,000 (cash grant equivalent) over a 3 year fiscal period.
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