Context: Gothenburg - a growth region
On 28 March 2017 the number of people living in the Gothenburg region will surpass one million. The number has a strong symbolic value, according to Business Region Göteborg’s Henrik Einarsson.
We have now released this year’s Facts & Figures – the most comprehensive compilation of facts and statistics on the Gothenburg region’s business environment.
The City of Gothenburg values its relations with Chinese auto company Geely - and vice versa. This was highlighted during the visit with Geely’s management that Business Region Göteborg arranged in connection with the Shanghai visit.
After a small dip in the third quarter the labour market gathered speed at the end of last year and in early 2017. The uncertainty abroad hasn’t affected the strong economy in the Gothenburg region.
Gothenburg’s accessibility receives a lift with new direct flight routes in 2017. The city’s major airport now offers non-stop flights to around 100 destinations.
A world without medical errors. And with Sweden as the world leader in e-health, the US-headquartered company Cerner is taking things to the next level in Gothenburg to reach its highly ambitious goals. "There's no shortage of innovative drive and expertise here," says Steven Gallagher, Vice President Business Development & Political Affairs Europe at Cerner.
Gothenburg has been named one of the top cities in the world for growing, attracting and retaining talent.