Welcome to the Swedish National Board of Trade

The National Board of Trade is the Swedish governmental agency dealing with foreign trade, the Internal Market and trade policy. 

In Focus

Swedish registration requirement for EU citizens is removed
EU citizens who intend to stay in Sweden for more than three months have previously been required to register with the Swedish Migration Board. This requirement was removed on May 1, 2014, making it easier for EU citizens to establish themselves in Sweden. 
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Technical Barriers to Trade core issue in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Free movement of goods and services are increasingly dependent on preventing and eliminating technical barriers. Therefore, technical barriers to trade between the EU and the U.S. are a key issue in the ongoing free trade agreement negotiations, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). 
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No Transfer, No Trade – the Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers for Companies Based in Sweden
Today, business and trade is totally dependent on data flows. With a new report we hope to improve the understanding of the issue of data transfers, especially how companies use data transfers as part of their everyday trade and thus how data protection and regulations affect their business opportunities. 
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In Focus archive 

Recent Publications

Moving to Sweden - Obstacles to the Free Movement of EU Citizens
In this report the Swedish National Board of Trade focuses on the situation of EU citizens who want to move and work in Sweden. While in many ways, it is easy to live in Sweden as an EU citizen, obstacles still remain that need to be overcome.
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World Trade in the 21st Century
In this report, the National Board of Trade summarises important trends that challenge conventional wisdom with respect to international trade. The report is based on previous analysis by the National Board of Trade and it describes:
1. how production increasingly takes place in international networks
2. the increased service content of trade - so called "servicification"
3. the digitalisation of international trade
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Regulatory Co-operation and Technical Barriers to Trade within Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
A central question in the current trade negotiations between the U.S. and the EU is that of the regulations and requirements that exist for various products to ensure that they will be safe to use or to protect the environment or human health. In the present report, we analyse the differences in regulations for a number of sectors in detail.
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