After some weeks in United States for the UN Climate meeting and many other engagements, 16 year old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is now back in Europe after weeks at sea. Greta sailed to and from U.S to protect the environment. She is now in Lisbon, Portugal on her way to Madrid for, Read More

EU:s foresight project’ The Future of Customs 2040′ is developed in cooperation with the European Commission, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD). A number of influential people has been invited to do a series of work shols about the future of Customs. One of the visionary experts participating is my best, Read More

Yesterday our partner The Institute of Export and International Trade (IoE) celebrated the annual graduation ceremony for this years’ students at Mansion House in London. Great event and wonderful to participate with a Key Note Speech. It is always great to see new professionals entering our field and also to see graduates develop with, Read More

The world’s first Digital Customs Academy is here, developed by KGH along with partners. Now you can get the skills and knowledge you need for inyernational trade & to prepare for Brexit. #UKCustomsAcademy Read our folder for more information: UK Customs Academy The best news of all, the worlds’ first Digital Customs Academy is, Read More

I visited Getlink for meetings today. The Eurotunnel is one of the busiest borders in the world and it also happens to be one of the key flows in a potential post-Brexit environment. I am very impressed by the Brexit preparations done so far. I was here for a Getlink/Eurotunnel Brexit conference about a, Read More

A new Tory initiative to improve border security was launched today. The Conservatives are publishing plans to improve the UK’s border security after Brexit. If the party wins the general election, it says it will introduce automated exit and entrance checks. It would also make it harder for people with serious criminal convictions to, Read More

The draw for the UEFA EURO 2020 final tournament took place in Bucharest yesterday. The tournament will open in Rome at 21:00 CET on 12 June. The group stage runs, with up to four matches a day, until 24 June (last matches in each group played simultaneously). Sweden will play Spain and Poland in, Read More

Conservative MEP and journalist Daniel Hannan wrote an interesting article about Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and a potential new FTA with Japan. Even though some elements are not considered in the article, like agriculture, and the references to the Treasury calculations might be somewhat too strong – but I think the article is very, Read More

The European Union (EU) has about 40 free trade deals, covering more than 70 countries. That means the UK, as a member of the EU, can currently trade with countries like Canada without having to pay taxes on its imports (tariffs) of most goods. If the UK leaves the EU with no deal, it, Read More

On Thursday my club Malmö FF played Dynamo Kiev at home in the UEFA Europa League. It was also the final career home game of our Captain and best player ever – Markus Rosenberg. Rosenberg is an institution in Malmö FF. He stated tonplay at the age of 5 on the training grounds that, Read More

There is eleven days to the UK General Election. This election has become a Brexot election that even from theboutside could be seen as a second Brexit referendum. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has succeeded in making this election about “let’s get Brexit done”. Will he succceed in getting a Parliament majority or not? One, Read More

Zlatan Ibrahimovic turns club owner. Swedish football superstar invests in Stockholm club Hammarby. In a world exclusive presented this morning the Swedish football superstar reveals that he has purchased approximately 25 percent of Stockholm club Hammarby. ”I will help Hammarby to become the best club in Scandinavia”, says Zlatan in our exclusive inteview.

Research universities play a crucial role in generating innovation-based economic growth, both through the training of scientists and engineers as well as the generation and transfer of knowledge. The top five spending research countries are; Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Austria. In 2017, Switzerland invested 0.76 percent of its GDP in university research, more, Read More

Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson plans to invest 1 billion reais ($238.30 million) in Brazil to add a new assembly line dedicated to 5th generation technology (5G) for its Latin American operations, an executive told Reuters on Monday. The move is likely to stir competition with Finland’s Nokia and China’s Huawei Technologies Co, which, Read More

It is Northern Light season. This phenomena is really something special for Scandinavia and the arctic area. If you have never seen it, I recommend you to do it at least one time in your life. The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are a spectacular natural light show visible at certain, Read More

Today it is 16 days to the UK General election. Last week Labour presmeted their election manifesto and yesterday also Prime Minister Boris Johnson presented the Tory manifest. The message and slogan was to no surprise, ‘Get Brexit Done’. The PM promised that if Tories get a majority he will make sure thatvthe Withdrawal, Read More

Today Sweden won double gold medals with Team Niclas Edin winning the men’s competition after beating Switzerland 9-3. Regining champions. Sweden Team Anna Hasselborg won the last 10th round 2-0 for a 4-3 victory over Scotland, hitting an amazing last stone for the triumph.

It started with an L and an O. Then the system crashed. But the event, exactly 50 years ago, is usually counted on the sound of the birth of the Internet. “It was a historic event of almost succeeding in sending three letters. It was a good start”. The researchers at UCLA in California, Read More

This morning I attended a brekfast meeting in Gothenberg arranged by MAQS Law Form and the SEB bank. The topic was Brexit and I, together with Richard Falkenhäkk from SEB, were asked to deliver our latest news about Brexit to a large number of Swedish businesses. I opened with my estimation of the Withdrawal, Read More

‪Interesting analys from Open Europe about the difference of a Brexit No-Deal after a transition period 31 December 2020 and a No-Deal as we have discussed it for 31 October.‬ A ‘No trade deal’ is not the same as ‘No Withdrawal Agreement’. It is also important to remember that the post-transition version of ‘No, Read More