Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs
“When exports increase and more jobs are created, all of Sweden can grow and develop. This is why we support free trade and enable more Swedish businesses to venture out into the world. Foreign trade helps promote sustainable solutions and Swedish values.”
News from Anna Hallberg
Report: Building a better world - Trade policies for a new era
The world is going through broad societal changes. Digitalization, automation and the transition to a fossil-free future mean that we face a transformation comparable to the industrial revolution. In addition, Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has created a new geopolitical situation. Russia’s brutal war is not only an attack on Ukraine, the European security order and the UN Charter, but also on peace, prosperity and democracy more broadly. Generations of European will live with the consequences of it. We are entering a new era.
Impact of Russian invasion on Swedish companies and foreign trade
In light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the following sanctions, the Government is now strengthening preparedness for the Swedish business sector and foreign trade through close dialogue with relevant actors.