About: Gunnar Hökmark

5G 12-03-2018

Europe’s new era – only possible with 5G

If the EU misses out on 5G it could lead to a drain of world leading tech companies in Europe (of which there are only a few), if it wants to catch up to America and China then it has to deliver on 5G before anyone else, writes Gunnar Hökmark.
Global Europe 20-02-2017

Trump comment about immigration ‘problems’ baffles Sweden

President Donald Trump's suggestion that Sweden experienced an immigration-related security incident prompted a baffled response from the Scandinavian country on Sunday (19 February) as diplomats asked for an explanation and citizens responded with amusement.
Euro & Finance 12-10-2015

Europe needs a new economic reform agenda

Europe's governments must make tough reforms to bring back competitiveness and prosperity to EU economies, writes Gunnar Hökmark.
Digital 28-04-2015

Seven concrete steps for Europe to regain leadership in the digital economy

Europe needs to act decisively and clearly if it wants to harness the digital revolution, writes Gunnar Hökmark
Euro & Finance 04-02-2015

Lawmakers fail EU plans to split up large banks

Deep divisions between political groups in the European Parliament are set to sink reforms aimed at preventing banks from being “too big to fail”, a key political objective following the 2008 financial crisis.
Euro & Finance 07-01-2015

EU lawmaker seeks to dilute bank trading reform

Draft European Union rules forcing banks to isolate their risky trading activities should be eased to take national measures into account and avoid harming markets, an EU document written by a senior lawmaker has proposed.