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A new sustainable export initiative throughout the country
Making the entire Nordic region the first integrated 5G zone and getting Swedish companies to export more. Listen to Minister for Foreign Trade with responsibility for Nordic affairs Ann Linde talk about some of her priorities during this electoral period.
Nominations for the 2018 Music Export Prize
The Government’s Music Export Prize is awarded every year to an artist who has been internationally successful during the preceding year and has contributed to Swedish musical export success and to a positive image of Sweden. The winner will be announced by Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic affairs, Ann Linde at a ceremony at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs on Wednesday 6 March at 14.30.
Ann Linde is the new Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic affairs
Ann Linde is Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic affairs, at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. She most recently served as Minister for EU Affairs and Trade.
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Speech by Ann Linde to the Riksdag on the European Commission work programme
The Riksdag, Stockholm, 15 March 2017. Check against delivery.
Ann Linde launches the Government’s EU priorities
On 15 March, Ann Linde launched the Government’s EU priorities for 2017 in the Riksdag. Jobs and growth, environment and climate, and a solidarity-based refugee and migration policy remain priority EU issues for the Government.
Ann Linde presents Government's Music Export Prize
The Government’s 2016 Music Export Prize for extraordinary services to Swedish music exports is awarded to artist and songwriter Zara Larsson. The Government’s 2016 Special Prize for long-standing contributions to Swedish music exports is awarded to opera singer Nina Stemme. The Government continues in 2017 to grant the organization Export Music Sweden business support to increase their initiatives to launch Swedish songwriters, artists and music industry businesses in strategically important markets.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and President Jean-Claude Juncker to host Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth
Together with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will host a Social Summit in Gothenburg on 17 November 2017, focusing on promoting fair jobs and growth.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to visit Iran
On 11–12 February, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will visit Iran at the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani. Discussions will primarily concern bilateral cooperation, trade issues and developments in the region, with a focusing on Syria.
Swedish campaign for relocation of the European Medicines Agency from the UK to Sweden
Today, Thursday, the Swedish Government decided to actively work for the relocation of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to Sweden, and to the Stockholm-Uppsala region. The process leading up to the decision by the Government was started after the British people's decision to leave the EU.
Government takes European Commission to court over lead chromates decision
The Swedish Government considers that the European Commission broke the rules when it authorised the continued use of lead chromates in the EU. The decision is bad for people’s health and distorts competition for responsible businesses that have stopped using these hazardous substances. The Government therefore decided today to refer the Commission’s decision to the Court of Justice of the European Union for a preliminary ruling.
Swedish trade minister highlights importance of free trade
Sweden’s Minister of EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linde will be accompanied by the largest ever business delegation during her upcoming official visit to Vietnam from October 4-6. This article was pubished in Vietnam Plus ahead of the visit.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven today received Jin Liqun, President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was established in January this year, and Sweden became a member at its first Annual Meeting in June. Mr Löfven and Mr Jin discussed the bank's strategic focus for the future.