Stockholm and Copenhagen dominate global listed companies’ location of regional headquarters in the Nordic region
Documents • Feb 12, 2016 03:00 GMT
This report is based on an analysis of Forbes Global 2000 list of the world’s 2,000 largest listed global (multinational) companies. The report shows where multinational companies locate their global and regional head offices in the Nordic region. It also shows a clear concentration of these companies in the Nordic metropolitan areas, primarily Stockholm, followed by Copenhagen.
The growth rate increased in Stockholm during the second quarter of 2013. The private sector is performing well and after a long period of decreased business creation, the trend is now turning around. However, the labor market continues to weaken. These are the results of the latest Stockholmskonjunkturen report.
The Stockholm wages bill is rising despite a falling off in the rate of growth. Sales are increasing somewhat while the number of newly registered businesses is falling and bankruptcies are on the increase. Employment levels continue to rise but, at the same time, so does the number of unemployed. These trends are revealed in the latest report on The Stockholm Economy.
Stockholm is one of the world’s leading sustainable cities. This is OECD’s conclusion after having examined the city’s model for sustainable growth as part of a comprehensive international study. Stockholm’s strengths are identified and 11 measures are presented with the aim of promoting green growth still further.
Documents • Apr 23, 2013 14:25 GMT
Understanding the demands and expectations from people moving to Stockholm is of great importance to continue develop the city as an attractive place to work and live. As a result of a workshop in March 2013 with 50 expats in Stockholm, as SWOT analysis was developed. Included as a benchmark is a SWOT based on a workshop with representatives from local organizations, held in December 2012.
Wages continued to grow in Stockholm during the fourth quarter of 2012. The biggest increase was in the public sector. Growth softened in the private sector; business startups were fewer and the labor market weakened with an increase in layoffs and the number of unemployed. However, overall employment increased at the same time. These are the results of the latest Stockholm Economy report.
Wages continue rising in Stockholm in the third quarter of 2012, driven by the private sector. All industries are experiencing growth despite mixed signals. However, sales and the number of new businesses are decreasing. Increased unemployment is contributing to a weakened labor market. Nevertheless, increased employment is an ongoing trend due to the steadily increasing population.