Japan and Sweden: Two Countries Far Apart

  • Bert Edström


Neither the scope nor the volume of relations between Sweden and Japan changed to any significant degree for several decades after the turn of the century. After the Second World War, however, the scope of Swedish-Japanese relations started gradually to expand. Exchanges increased, not only in trade but in other fields as well: foreign direct investment, tourism, student exchange, missionary activities in Japan by Swedish churches and cultural contacts.


Foreign Direct Investment Prime Minister Swedish Company Japanese Market Japanese Investment 
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