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General Overview


9,088,728 (July 2011 est.)

GDP (purchasing power parity):

US $354 billion (2010 est.)

GDP per capita (PPP):

US $39,000 (2010 est.)

GDP (real growth rate):

4.1% (2010 est.)


  • Iron and steel
  • Precision equipment (bearings, radio and telephone parts, armaments)
  • Wood pulp and paper products
  • Processed foods
  • Motor vehicles


US $158.6 billion (2010 est.)

Import commodities:

  • Machinery
  • Petroleum and petroleum products
  • Chemicals
  • Motor vehicles
  • Iron and steel
  • Foodstuffs
  • Clothing


US $162.6 billion (2010 est.)

Export commodities:

  • Machinery
  • Motor vehicles
  • Paper products
  • Pulp and wood
  • Iron and steel products
  • Chemicals

Alberta's exports to Sweden:

CAN $9.9 million (2010)

Alberta's main exports to Sweden:

  • Video games
  • Telecommunication parts and equipment
  • Wood pulp
  • Carbon
  • Transportation equipment and parts
  • Chemicals and measuring instruments

Canada's main exports to Sweden:

  • Copper
  • Heavy petroleum oil
  • Electrical parts and appliances
  • Video games
  • Paper products
  • Lumber
  • Motor vehicles
  • Computers

Information about Sweden

CIA World Factbook
Detailed information about Sweden's economy, political system and history.

Export statistics

Alberta's International Trade Review
An analysis of Alberta's international exports of goods and services. Published by Alberta International and Intergovernmental Relations.
Trade Data Online
Customized reports on Canada's trade with over 200 countries.

Alberta-Sweden relations

Two Swedish regions ? Norrbotten and V?sterbotten ? are members of the Northern Forum, as is Alberta.

World Relations
A summary of Alberta's relationship with Sweden.

Sector opportunities for Alberta businesses interested in exporting their products

  • Information and communications technologies (ICT): Sweden offers opportunities for Alberta companies interested in the wireless and enterprise markets in areas such as wireless broadband, wireless applications, or software for business processes or industrial controls/automation.

Services in Sweden