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Tourist numbers in Sweden on the rise

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Tourist numbers in Sweden on the rise
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Swedish tourism is a growing industry, fresh statistics have found, with a four-percent increase in visitors to Sweden last year.
Tourism in Sweden turned over 284 billion kronor last year, according to a new report published by the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket) on Wednesday.
 
International visitors accounted for 106 billion kronor of that total, a 160-percent increase compared to figures from 2000.
 
The majority of visitors came from Sweden's neighbouring countries, but Asia showed significant signs of growth. 
 
 
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