Stockholm – a Scandinavian Tiger
The recent years’ turbulence hasn’t made much scratch on Sweden’s capital Stockholm. The business community, known for international diversity and tech-driven innovation, remains a safe-haven for investors. Stockholm is strengthened in the city’s position as the capital of Scandinavia.
Stockholm’s cosmopolitan energy is a magnet for talent. Leading universities such as the Royal Institute of Technology and Karolinska Institutet, ranked as one of the world’s best medical universities, has attracted students and researchers for decades. This is one of the keys for understanding the cities strong position.
Stockholm attracts an increasing amount of investments. During 2010, 183 qualified foreign direct investments were made in the region, an increase of 12 percent compared to 2009. Stockholm is strengthened as the first choice for investors in Scandinavia as half of every regional headquarter is based on the city.
The most attractive sector for investors 2010 remained to be ICT, followed by retail, business services and cleantech.
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