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The European Commission has released its European Innovation Agenda. The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise emphasize the fundamental importance of businesses and a bottom-up market approach in building the European prosperity and sustainable development through innovation.
“The EU is of vital importance to Sweden. That’s why Swedish business must be even more active in our efforts to influence the EU and with our presence in Brussels,” said Alfa Laval CEO Tom Erixon in introductory remarks he made at a meeting in Strasbourg earlier this spring.
Many parts of the Chips Act are questionable from the point of view of business and from a level playing field perspective. In a position paper, the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise present three suggestions for improvement.
Last week, the trade ministers of WTO’s 164 Member States gathered for the postponed biennial ministerial conference. Expectations of concrete results ahead of the conference were lukewarm, but now is seems fair to say that the multilateral trading system is showing signs of life once again.
It is clear that there will be an impact on competition within the EU. This is not just a problem for the single market; it will also have an impact on international trade.