Sweden in the EU – executive summary

The report aims to illustrate how the Swedish economy has developed during the last decades, with a certain focus on the development after becoming member of the EU and part of the internal market.

This is a brief summary of the report Sverige i EU (Sweden in the EU). The full report is only available in Swedish.

Sverige i EU (full report)

In the report the National Board of Trade presents and comments a large amount of statistics on trade, investments, freedom of movement, economic growth and productivity.

Sweden’s openness to the rest of the world, measured as the proportion of foreign trade in GDP, has more than doubled in the past 50 years.