Sweden is an export-dependent country and a strong supporter of free trade. A free trade agreement with the United States is important if we are to create a greater number of competitive jobs in Sweden.
LO welcomes the negotiations on TTIP, a free-trade agreement between the EU and the USA. The Swedish trade union movement is and has always been positive to free trade.
The LO Congress has decided that environment and climate issues must be taken into account in LO’s future industry policy programme and that LO and its affiliates must draw up a climate policy action programme.