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GTR’s Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference addresses how global uncertainties affect Nordic international trade

Press Release   •   Nov 29, 2016 09:04 GMT

Today the Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference is held in Stockholm. Amongst other things the conference discusses how Nordic export trade will fare alongside uncertainties like Brexit and the US presidential election, and the key actors in advancing sustainable trade.

The Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference is held for the ninth year today in Stockholm. The conference has evolved to become the only one of its kind in the Nordic Region and attracts around 400 delegates from national, regional and international financial institutions, small and multinational companies and specialists in trade financing.

Chief Economists discuss the unpredictability of the international trade marketOne of this year's major issues is of course the great uncertainty in international markets due to, among other things, Brexit and the outcome of the US presidential election. This is discussed by SEB and Nordea Chief Economists Robert Bergqvist and Annika Winsth, in one of the conference's panel discussions.

Development of the sustainability agenda the growth story of the futureThe conference this year also puts a major focus on the growing interest in sustainable business practices in international trade, both ethical, in the form of environmental and social sustainability, and business transparency. The renowned panel includes Karin Wessman, Senior Sustainability Analyst at EKN and Malin Ripa, CSR Management at Volvo. 

For more information and further questions: Judith Mülhausen, jmulhausen@gtreview.com, +44 (0)20 8772 3012

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