Australia–Sweden relations are foreign relations between Australia and Sweden. Australia has an embassy in Stockholm. Sweden has an embassy in Canberra as well as a Consulate-General in Sydney. Sweden is also represented by consulates in Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne and Perth.
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The relationship between Australia and Sweden is strong, particularly in the areas of trade and education services. In 2007, the two way merchandise trade between both countries totalled A$2.6 billion. According to the Swedish Trade Council, Australia's total exports to Sweden increased by more than 27% to approximately A$445m in 2008 while Australia's imports from Sweden increased by more than 7.5% to approximately A$2.5bn. More than 150 Swedish companies have an Australian subsidiary. Both countries also have a Double Taxation Agreement, as well as a bilateral Working Holiday Maker Arrangement.
On the friendship between Australia and Sweden, King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf said that both countries "are like-minded in many ways. It is hard to imagine two countries so far apart and geographically different. Still we have close bonds and enjoy fruitful cooperation".
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