SCCI AND EMBASSY OF SWEDEN PRESENTS: FTA NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN INDIA AND THE EU – OPPORTUNITIES FOR SWEDISH COMPANIES

Thursday, 17th November 2022 14.30 hrs - 15.30 hrs
ONLINE, MS TEAMS

Despite the global disruptions caused by the pandemic, the bilateral trade between India and the EU continued to grow. Currently EU is India’s second largest trading partner and the second largest destination for Indian exports.

After a period of eight years, India and the EU relaunched negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), an Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) and an agreement on Geographical Indications. Two rounds of negotiations have been held and the third one is planned for end of November/beginning of December. Sweden, as a member state of the EU, has traditionally been a promoter of open, simple and fair conditions for international trade. The EU’s FTAs with other countries have been beneficial for Swedish companies in many different sectors.

Join us as Michael Koch, Head of Department for Trade and Policy Developments, National Board of Trade and Johan Ström, Second Secretary, Trade Section, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU share: the key areas under discussion, how the EU’s FTAs have benefited

Swedish companies and take stock of where the negotiations are at. Swedish company representatives, from both India and Sweden, will discuss on ‘What are the priorities for Swedish companies’ – moderated by Henrik Isakson, Director for Trade Policy, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.

This will be followed by a Q&A time.

THUR, NOV 17

14:30-15:30 IST

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  • Karan Dua
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