CS Europe List of Leading Sectors by Country

Austria

  • Aircraft and Parts
  • Computer Software and Services
  • Drugs and Pharmaceuticals
  • Electric Power Equipment
  • Medical Devices
  • Renewable Energy
  • Security and Safety Equipment
  • Travel and Tourism

Belgium

  • Defense and Aerospace
  • Chemicals & Plastics Materials
  • Energy & Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Medical Devices
  • Safety & Security
  • Travel & Tourism

Bulgaria

  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Healthcare
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Franchising
  • Energy

Croatia

  • Travel and Tourism
  • Tourism Infrastructure
  • Telecommunications Equipment
  • Medical Equipment and Pharmaceuticals
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Renewable Energy
  • Recreational Boating and Equipment
  • Energy
  • Franchising
  • Information Technology Equipment and Services
  • Transportation

Czech Republic

  • Aircraft/Aircraft Parts
  • Automotive Parts and Equipment
  • Cosmetics
  • Cyber Security
  • Education
  • Electronics
  • Electric Power Systems
  • Franchising
  • Medical Equipment
  • Pet and Veterinary

Denmark

  • Renewable Energy Products
  • Computer Software and Information Technologies
  • Drugs and Pharmaceutical
  • Medical and Dental Equipment
  • Franchising
  • Oil and Gas Field Machinery
  • Travel and Tourism Services
  • Green Building Materials
  • General Consumer Goods

Estonia

  • Electronics Industry Production
  • IT Services and Equipment
  • Energy
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Marine Transit Services and Logistics Centers

Finland

  • Computers and Peripherals
  • Computer Software
  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Franchising
  • Medical Equipment and Healthcare Technologies
  • Safety and Security
  • Telecommunications Services and Equipment
  • Travel and Tourism Services

France

  • Computer Services & Softwares
  • Telecommunications Equipment
  • Civil Aircrafts & Parts
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Safety & Security Equipment
  • Computers & Peripherals
  • Medical Equipment
  • Plastics
  • Cosmetics
  • Textile
  • Educational Services
  • Direct Marketing & E-Commerce
  • Environment

Germany

  • Information Technology and Software
  • Drugs and Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Equipment
  • Industrial Chemicals
  • Automotive Parts and Services
  • Sporting Goods
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Renewable Energies

Greece

  • Safety and Security
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Oil Exploration and Exploitation
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • HealthCare Services
  • Beauty and Personal Care

Hungary

  • Packaging
  • Biotechnology
  • Safety and Security
  • Franchising
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Greenbuild Products and Technologies
  • Consumer Goods & Electronics, IT and Mobile Devices plus other AV Equipment

Ireland*

  • Drugs and Pharmaceuticals
  • Franchising
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Medical Equipment
  • Computer Software
  • Household and Consumer Goods

Italy

  • Airport and Ground Support Equipment
  • Automotive Parts and Equipment
  • Cosmetics and Toiletries
  • Cybersecurity
  • Energy Efficiency Technologies
  • Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Mobile Communications Equipment and Services
  • Private Equity: Promoting Investments into U.S. Private Equity Funds

Latvia

  • Computer Services
  • Computers and Peripherals, Computer Software
  • Transportation Services
  • Renewable Energy Equipment
  • Telecommunications Services
  • Forestry/Woodworking Equipment
  • Drugs/Pharmaceuticals
  • Travel and Tourism Services

Lithuania

Information not available at the moment

Netherlands

  • Aerospace Products and Parts Manufacturing
  • Airport Operations
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer and Communications Equipment
  • Cyber Security Services
  • Healthcare Technology/ Medical Devices
  • Marine Suppliers, Pleasure, Merchant Wholesalers
  • Motor Vehicles & Motor Vehicle Parts & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
  • Renewable Energy
  • Seaport Security Equipment and Systems

Norway

  • Oil and Gas
  • Renewable Energy – Green Technologies
  • ICT
  • Shipping and Maritime Equipment and Services
  • Healthcare Technologies
  • Defense and Aerospace Technology
  • Travel and Tourism

Poland*

  • Aviation and Airport Sector
  • Cosmetics Sector
  • Defense Industry
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Green Building Products
  • Information Technology
  • Medical Equipment
  • Renewable Energy
  • Waste Management

Portugal

  • Over the Counter Pharmaceuticals
  • Renewable Energy
  • Medical Equipment
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Franchising
  • Safety and Security Equipment and Services
  • Travel and Tourism Services
  • Architectural/Construction & Engineering Svs

Romania

  • Agricultural Machinery and Equipment
  • Cosmetics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Healthcare
  • Safety & Security
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Water/ Wastewater

Serbia

  • ICT
  • Medical Equipment
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Telecommunication

Slovakia

  • Mineral Fuel, Oil, Bituminous Substances
  • Reactors, Boilers, Equipment, Machinery
  • Optical, Photo, Medical/Surgical Instruments
  • Automotive Parts and Components
  • Electrical Machinery, Sound Equipment
  • Plastics and articles thereof

Emerging Sectors

Slovenia

  • Environmental Equipment
  • Logistics and Distribution
  • Food Processing
  • Renewable Energy
  • Information Technology Equipment and Services
  • Drugs and Pharmaceutical products
  • Health Care Equipment
  • Electrical Power Systems and Energy
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sector and Biotechnology

Spain

  • Aerospace
  • Automobile Aftermarket, Auto Tuning and Maintenance
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Investment Services
  • E-Commerce
  • Energy Sector- Smart Grid & Energy Efficiency Technologies and Services
  • Franchise
  • Green Technology
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Medical Equipment and Devices
  • Outbound Tourism to the United States

Sweden

  • Automotive Parts and Accessories
  • Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Cosmetics
  • Cyber Security
  • E-Health
  • Medical Equipment
  • Power Generation
  • Travel and Tourism

Switzerland

  • Aircraft and Parts
  • Automotive Parts
  • Educational Equipment and Supplies
  • Electric Power Generating and Distribution Equipment
  • Laboratory and Scientific Instruments & Equipment
  • Medical Equipment
  • Safety and Security Equipment
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Travel and Tourism

United Kingdom

  • Aerospace
  • Cyber Security
  • Medical Equipment
  • Low Carbon Energy and Smart Grids
  • Pet Products
  • Security Products and Services
  • Sustainable Construction Products and Services
  • Travel and Tourism

Sources: Country Commercial Guides 2014 – Chapter 4: Leading Sectors;

* Country Commercial Guides 2013 – Chapter 4: Leading Sectors

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