Trade and investment promotion

The purpose of Swedish trade and promotion policy is to promote Sweden’s economic interests and the image of Sweden abroad, to facilitate exports and imports and encourage trade with other countries.

Responsible for trade and investment promotion

Responsible minister

Anna Hallberg, utrikeshandels­minister och ­minister med ansvar för nordiska frågor
Anna Hallberg Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs

Responsible ministry

News about trade and investment promotion

  • Minister for Foreign Trade Anna Hallberg convenes trade policy expert group


    Anna Hallberg has launched a trade policy advisory group to discuss how to shape future trade policy in light of the way the pandemic has changed international trade conditions. The members of the group have a wide range of experience from business, public authorities, trade unions, civil society and academia. The aim is to come up with new and different initiatives to enable trade to be an instrument of change.

  • Swedens priorities in the EU’s trade policy review

    Anna Hallberg står framför svenska flaggan och EU-flaggan
    Utrikeshandelsminister Anna Hallberg Regeringskansliet

    The EU’s external trade policy is being reviewed so it can be adapted to changing global trade conditions. The review aims at finding better solutions to reduce trade barriers and support open and sustainable trade. It will also include proposals on reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and how the EU can contribute to reinforcing the multilateral trade system. Sweden intends to be the EU´s frontrunner on free and open trade and together with a number of likeminded countries (Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands), Sweden submitted a joint commentary on how trade policy can contribute to sustainability.

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