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Sweden, officially known as the Kingdom of Sweden is a Nordic Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast boreal forests and glaciated mountains. The country. Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy, with Legislative power. The country is considered as one of the most reputed countries of the world. They rank very highly in quality of life, health, education, protection of civil liberties, economic, equality, gender equality and human development index

Economically it is one of the riches countries of the world with a very high standard of living. The economy is a mixed economy and is based on Timber, Hydropower and Iron ore exports. The country is also well known for engineering and manufacturing and the automotive industry is one of the most advanced in the world.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionNordic Region
Capital CityStockholm
Government TypeParliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesSwedish, Finnish, Meänkieli, Yiddish, Sami, and Romani
CurrencySwedish krona, SEK
Phone Code +46
Important CitiesStockholm, Gothenburg, Malmo, Uppsala, Vasteras
National DayNational Day (6th Jun)
GDP (nominal)USD 597.11 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking10
Primary Industriesmotor vehicles, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, industrial machines, precision equipment, chemical goods, home goods and appliances, forestry, iron, and steel
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsNorway, Finland, Denmark
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Council of Europe(COE), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), Group of 10(G10), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Major ExportsMachinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Books and Papers, Other Products, Plastics and Products, Wood and Pulp, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Chemical Products, Fashion and Apparel
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Other Products, Plastics and Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Household Items & Products, Fashion and Apparel, Chemical Products, Rubber and Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Books and Papers
Total Exports ValueUSD 197.575 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 202.093 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 4.518 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBILATERAL TRADE, bilateral investment treaty
Major Exports to IndiaMachinery & Appliances, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Wood and Pulp, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Books and Papers, Chemical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Plastics and Products, Arms and Ammunitions, Pharmaceutical Products, Rubber and Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar
Major Imports from IndiaHousehold Items & Products, Fashion and Apparel, Electrical Products, Silk & Textiles, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Rubber and Products, Plastics and Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Chemical Products, Spices, Cosmetics and Accessories
India's Imports ValueUSD 1,729.61 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 961.93 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 960.93 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for SwedenEmbassy of India
H.E. Tanmaya Lal
Honourable Ambassador
Adolf Fredriks Kyrkogata 12, Box 1340, 111 83 Stockholm, Sweden
(+46) 08-107008, 08-4113213

Embassy Details of Sweden in IndiaEmbassy of Sweden
H.E. Mr. Jan Thesleff
4-5, Nyaya MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2419 7100 (O)

Consulate General of Sweden in Mumbai
Mr. Sven Akira Ostberg
Consul General
TCG Financial Centre (3rd floor) C-53-G-Block Bandra Kurla Mumbai - 400051
+91-22-6113-2300 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Chennai
H.E. Mr. Arun Vasu
Honorary Consul
6 Cathedral Road, Chennai 600086
+91-44-2811 2232 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Ranjit Nobis
Honorary Consul
15B Hemanta Basu, Sarani, Kolkata - 700001
033-22318882 (O)