In Sweden there are eleven regional chambers of commerce located throughout Sweden, from Luleå in the north to Malmö in the south. The chambers of commerce are private and independent member organizations that cooperate within the framework of Sweden’s Chambers of Commerce. We promote business-friendly policies and we are also involved in issues relating to economic growth such as infrastructure, international trade and the supply of competence.

Over a period of more than 100 years, the chambers of commerce have promoted business-interests and been a significant opinion-maker in issues relating to private enterprise. Through frequent contacts with politicians and civil servants as well as op-eds, reports, meetings, replies to submissions for comments and networking, we shape opinion to create an environment where starting, running and building a company is optimal. The Chambers of Commerce organization is a high-quality meeting place that offers members interesting business and networking opportunities. Furthermore, we fill an important and unique role in society as an independent third party in disputes.

Significant parts of Swedish legislation are based on resolutions enacted by the European Union. Therefore, Sweden’s Chambers of Commerce also work with political persuasion and opinion making on the European level. Our policy influencing within the EU is primarily managed by the European chambers of commerce organization Eurochambers.