New bag of sweets for Swedish private companies

Sida and the Foreign Ministry are in a frenzy of activity aimed at repairing the troubled relationship between Sida and the Swedish private sector.

Swedish industry is happy about all the attention. But the real fall-out in terms of contracts remains to be seen. Tension remains between two contradictory policies - one on untying aid and the other on helping Swedish companies to increase their share of the Swedish and international aid markets.

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