Piteå in Sweden: Competitive and proud

The municipality of Piteå is situated on the east side of Sweden, almost 700 km north of Stockholm. In late November 2018, Piteå’s labour market was given an award for the best growth in Norrbotten county during 2018. Also, the city centre in Piteå was ranked in eighth place out of 62 Swedish city centres in the City Climate Index, which is based on measured sales, market shares, activities and number of jobs.

What is the secret of this good standing?