During the state visit by HM the king of Sweden and representatives of the Swedish government and companies, cooperation in the field of energy efficiency was thoroughly discussed. Environmental minister Lena Ek said in her speech that she wanted to challenge Croatia to utilize their great potential from biomass, an area where Sweden have made big acheivments. She also emphasized another important area of priority for both Sweden and Croatia, namely the IT-based Health care sector.
The minister also mentioned the excellent example of long term Swedish-Croatian business relations in Ericsson Nikola Tesla, celebrating its 60-years anniversary this year. She also expressed Sweden´s satisfaction with Croatia´s EU entry later this year. You can read minister Ek´s full speech here.