Welcome to the National Board of Trade

Welcome to the National Board of Trade, the Swedish government agency for international trade, the EU Internal Market and trade policy. Our primary task is to improve the opportunities for international trade, and we do this in various different ways.

In Focus


New report on data as a fifth freedom of the EU

There is currently an intense debate on data flows within the EU – how freely should data be allowed to flow between countries, and what risks does that flow entail for personal privacy? Voices have been heard for an additional freedom, for data, to be added to the traditional four freedoms that constitute the foundation of the EU Internal Market. In a new report, the National Board of Trade analyses the legal conditions for, and consequences of, such a fifth freedom.

Better compliance with EU law reinforces the Single Market

EU Member States do not always fully comply with the Single Market rules and principles and this creates significant problems for companies and individuals. This lack of compliance undermines the EU's credibility and effectiveness is stated in a new report from the Board of Trade.

Analysis of the possible effects of the CETA free trade agreement

The Government has assigned the National Board of Trade to analyse the possible effects of the CETA agreement on the environment, human and animal health and democratic decision-making. 



Options for a future regulatory framework for trade in services and customs and trade procedures between the EU and the UK

Movement of Data

Report: Data Flows - A Fifth Freedom for the Internal Market?

Almost all transactions involve the movement of data at some point and our economies are relying on a smooth and free flow of data.

Single Market

The building of the EU-Commission, Brussels, symbolizing the Internal Market Report: The Effects of the Single Market

What are the effects of the Single Market on the free movements of goods, services, capital and persons?

National Board of Trade, P.O. Box 6803, SE-113 86 Stockholm. 
Visiting Address: Drottninggatan 89. 
Phone: +46 8 690 48 00     Fax: +46 8 30 67 59

E-mail: kommersk...@kommers.se

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