Press release from Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg to visit Berlin

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On 11 May, Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg will travel to Berlin with the aim of strengthening the good trade and investment relations between Sweden and Germany. During her visit, Ms Hallberg will meet with Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck. She will also meet with representatives of German business organisations and Swedish businesses active in Germany.

“The major challenges the world is facing, such as the climate and energy crisis, are best solved in cooperation with other countries. Germany and Sweden have a unique bond, not least in the field of industry, and therefore have unique opportunities to create common solutions for the future. Additionally, the green transition and digital transformation will create more jobs in both our countries. Today’s major security policy challenges make it more important than ever to strengthen our relations,” says Ms Hallberg.

Press contact

Tobias Eke Vestergren
Press Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
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Sweden and Germany’s trade relations

Germany is Sweden’s largest trading partner as regards exports and imports. Sweden and Germany share important common interests in areas such as trade, innovation and sustainability. Since 2017, Sweden and Germany cooperate within the framework of an innovation partnership that includes electric road systems, test beds, eHealth, innovation cooperation, artificial intelligence (AI) and batteries.