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What trade policy does the EU need for the years to come? A seemingly straightforward question, but one that is increasingly difficult to give an equally straightforward answer to.
European Commission announces its new climate plans with a proposal to increase its climate ambition to a 55% reduction in emissions by 2030. The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise welcomes the latest discussions on a more ambitious 2030 target.
If Sweden is to emerge stronger the right reforms are needed. The speed at which company investment restarts will be decisive in how rapidly Sweden recovers from recession.
Following the European Court of Justice’s annulment of the Privacy Shield with the USA, there are growing concerns over what will happen to data transfers outside the EU. Companies are now expected to make their own risk assessments of the recipient country”s privacy protection. This means that data transfers to countries outside the EU will be very costly - even potentially impossible - for many companies. The Swedish government now needs to take initiatives at EU level to find a political and legal solution.
The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise”s position paper on the European Commission”s White Paper on new rules against foreign subsidies clarifies our views on the scope and design of the proposed rules for discussion.
The European Centre for International Political Economy claims that the OECD proposal to shift effective taxing powers away from small open economies to the world’s largest countries would undermine small countries’ relative attractiveness to international businesses.
Due to the recent developments in the spread of the coronavirus, we have summarised the sources where you, as a business owner/operator entrepreneur, can find the latest information.