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AmCham Sweden is the voice of American business in Sweden. We are champions of US - Swedish trade and investment and US commercial interests in Sweden and give members a networking platform, critical business information, and an amplified voice.

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Immigrant-owned companies - opinion piece in Svenska Dagbladet

Jacob Dornbos

American Ambassador to Sweden, Mark Brzenzinski, Chairman of IFS (International Företagarföreningen), Rafael Berjemo, and Peter Dahlen, Managing Director at AmCham Sweden, write an opinion piece for Svenska Dagbladet about immigrant-owned companies. The American chamber of commerce in Sweden (AmCham), the American embassy, and the IFS are launching a new program, meant to promote immigrant-owned businesses. The trio writes that increasing diversity within the world of business will improve the economy, by creating jobs and improving economic growth. “Immigrant-owned business is a undervalued and underestimated resources in Swedish society”, they write. “This is not Affirmative Action, but a market-based solution. With the right foundation, immigrant-owned business has huge potential to expand and thereby improve economic growth, create new jobs, decrease unemployment, and break down restrictive integration obstacles.”

 

Read the full article here (Swedish)

Svenska invandrare startade nu ikoniska företag i USA som bussbolaget Greyhound och varuhuskedjan Nordstrom, skriver författarna. Foto: Jae C Hong/AP

Svenska invandrare startade nu ikoniska företag i USA som bussbolaget Greyhound och varuhuskedjan Nordstrom, skriver författarna. Foto: Jae C Hong/AP

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