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Henrik Isakson

Director Trade Policy

International trade issues, trade policy, FTAs, brexit and more

Latest Articles by Henrik Isakson

ARTICLE — 17 May 2021

EU reopen negotiations with India on a Free Trade Agreement

The EU and India have decided to reopen negotiations on establishing a Free Trade Agreement. In the long term, this could open up huge business opportunities for Swedish companies, both in terms of exports and imports.
REPORT — 5 May 2021

Ett år av coronakris - var står vi nu?

ARTICLE — 24 February 2021

Increased red tape and costs for Swedish businesses after Brexit

22 % of Swedish firms trading with the UK has already experienced problems and another 12 % expect to do so. These are the major findings in a survey we recently conducted among Swedish firms trading with the UK.
ARTICLE — 5 December 2020

No reshoring in sight for Swedish firms

The Coronavirus crisis, and the unprecedented pressure that this has placed on business supply chains, has sparked debate on how best to avoid the risk of a collapse in the flow of goods and services. Whereas many are arguing in favour of reshoring production and having businesses move production ‘back home’, others are saying that the opposite is a safer strategy. We now have a clearer idea what Swedish firms are planning. 
ARTICLE — 13 November 2020

Confederation of Swedish Enterprise participates in the formulation of a new trade policy for the EU

Confederation of Swedish Enterprise wants the EU to keep having an open trade policy. That was today communicated to the European Commission.
ARTICLE — 13 November 2020

Svenskt Näringsliv deltar i utformningen av EU:s nya handelspolitik

Svenskt Näringsliv vill se en fortsatt öppen handel med omvärlden, vilket man framfört till EU-kommissionen.
ARTICLE — 13 November 2020

Main points on CBAM by the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

We support the targets set out in the Paris Agreement. Ideally, the best instrument to deploy would be a global price on carbon. Realizing that this is not realistic for the foreseeable future other venues must be found.
ARTICLE — 12 October 2020

Önskelistan för ett frihandelsavtal med Storbritannien

Handel utan tullar, oförändrade konkurrensregler och att Storbritannien även framöver behåller EU:s regelverk för varor. Det bör finnas med i ett nytt handelsavtal med Storbritannien, skriver Henrik Isakson, policyansvarig för handelspolitik. 
ARTICLE — 9 October 2020

Guide: Vad företagen behöver veta inför brexit

Lämnar britterna EU utan ett avtal vid årsskiftet, så väntar många förändringar för svenska företag. Men även om det blir ett avtal blir det stora negativa effekter av EU-utträdet. I den här brexitguiden får du som företagare råd om hur du kan förbereda dig.  
REPORT — 17 September 2020

Efter pandemin - Ekonomisk bedömning hösten 2020

Rapporten innehåller en analys av det reformbehov som Sverige står inför.
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