Sweden free zones in 2022

Sweden free zone company registration The Swedish Government operates 4 Free Zones: i) Stockholm Free Zone ii) Goteborg Free Zone iii) Malmo Free Zone and iv) Jonkoping Free Zone. These zones offer bonded warehouse facilities where goods can be stored for an unlimited period of time without customs clearance. Furthermore, permission can be granted for usage of these goods for industrial purposes within the zone.

Healy Consultants will be pleased to assist our Clients with obtaining a permit in a Sweden free zone. Please contact us for inquiries regarding this service and our fees.

Table comparing different free zones in Sweden

Free zone comparison Stockholm Goteborg Malmo Jonkoping
FTZs used mostly for what purpose? Storage Storage Storage Storage
Average annual Industrial space rent per 1000 sq. m. €35,000 €40,000 €38,000 €35,000
How long to set the company up? 3 months 3 months 3 months 3 months
How long to open company bank account? 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks
Quality of Utilities? Good Good Good Good
Allowed to sign sales contracts with Swedish Clients? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allowed to invoice Swedish Clients? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Corporate tax payable in Swedish? 22% 22% 22% 22%
Corporate bank account? Nordea Forex Bank Swedbank Nordea
Physical office space required? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allowed to import raw materials? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allowed to export goods? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can be wholly foreign owned? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can the entity hire expatriate staff in Sweden? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minimum number of directors? 2 2 2 2
Minimum number of shareholders? 1 1 1 1
Tax registration certificate required? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Individual shareholders allowed? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Corporate shareholders allowed? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Corporate director(s) allowed? No No No No
Public register of shareholders and directors? No No No No
LLC company allowed? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Annual audited financial statements? Yes Yes Yes Yes

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