Sweden among the world's most influential nations

In a global soft-power survey Sweden is ranked among the world's most influential nations.

"The Monocle magazine analyzes countrie's so called soft power - the ability to obtain what one wants through co-option and attraction - based on factors like number of foreign correspondent in the country, albums on the global top 50, percentage of GDP spend on aid etcetera.

Sweden's new soft-power push is a plan to become Europe's leading gastronomic nation and double the nation's food export by 2020, according to the Monocle survey."

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