Sweden ile ilgili hikayeler

🪙 GDP round-up The French economy expanded 0.1% quarter-on-quarter in the last three months of 2022, according to final figures released by INSEE on Tuesday, down from a 0.2% GDP growth in the previous quarter but matching preliminary estimates. In 2022, France's GDP grew 2.6% following a 6.8% increase in 2021. The Swiss economy showed no growth in the final quarter of 2022, official figures revealed on Tuesday. The 0% growth rate missed forecasts of a 0.4% exp...Devamını Oku

01 Mar 2023

• Swedish telecoms company Ericsson said it plans to cut 1,400 jobs in Sweden as part of a broader plan to reduce costs globally by €820 million by the end of 2023. The company is likely to announce several thousand job cuts in other countries in the coming days, Reuters reports. The company has reached an agreement with Swedish unions on how to manage headcount reductions, a spokesperson said.

21 Şub 2023

• US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Washington strongly supports Sweden and Finland's accession into NATO "as quickly as possible" in his visit to Turkey, as his counterpart Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said they need more concrete action and are willing to approve Finland's bid before they decide on Sweden. Cavusoglu said all members of the alliance must convince Sweden to take more action to address Ankara's concerns such as harboring what they refer to a...Devamını Oku

21 Şub 2023

• Sweden’s central bank raised borrowing costs by half a percentage point to 3%, pledged to start bond sales, and declared it wants a stronger krona, as its new governor set out his inflation-fighting credentials. The krona jumped after the decision on Thursday, which marked a departure from the previous direction for the Riksbank, which has been criticized for being too sanguine on the currency’s weakening.

10 Şub 2023

• The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland said in separate interviews that the process for their countries to join NATO is continuing despite Turkey’s president saying Sweden shouldn’t expect his country to approve its membership. Swedish Foreign Minister Tobias Billström said Turkish anger over recent demonstrations and the burning of the Quran complicated the process, but Sweden is hopeful of joining NATO this summer. Russian ties? Finland’s foreign minister Pe...Devamını Oku

30 Oca 2023

• Turkey's Foreign Minister said it was "meaningless" to hold a trilateral meeting with Finland and Sweden to discuss their NATO membership following the protests in Stockholm where a far-right protestor burned a copy of the Quran. Mevlut Cavusoglu also said that there has been no offer to evaluate Sweden's and Finland's NATO memberships separately.

27 Oca 2023

• Finland's Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said a time-out was needed for a few weeks in Finland and Sweden's talks with Turkey in their bid to join NATO, after Turkey's President Erdogan said Sweden should not expect their support following a protest that included the burning of a Quran near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. via BBC What's more: Haavisto also suggested that the country may consider joining NATO without Sweden if Turkey continues to block ...Devamını Oku

25 Oca 2023

• Swedish state-owned mining company LKAB found the largest known deposit of rare earth minerals in Europe in Sweden’s Arctic. The deposit contains more than 1 million tons of rare earth material, with the potential to help the continent break free from China’s dominance in the market for resources. CEO Jan Mostrom said it would take at least 10-15 years to begin mining due to permitting processes. via Bloomberg

13 Oca 2023

• Sweden’s new center-right government wants to build new nuclear plants to boost energy security amid a fierce debate over high electricity prices and the need to generate carbon-free energy. PM Ulf Kristersson said a new law would be proposed to lift current restrictions that limit the number of Swedish nuclear reactors to 10 in only three locations across the country. Zoom out: Sweden is the latest European country to look to nuclear power to increase its renewabl...Devamını Oku

12 Oca 2023

• Sweden is confident that Turkey will approve its application to join the NATO military alliance, but cannot fulfill all the conditions Ankara has set for its support, Swedish PM Ulf Kristersson said on Sunday. A step back: Finland and Sweden applied in May to join NATO in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but Turkey objected and accused the countries of harboring militants, including from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party.

09 Oca 2023