Sweden's EU commissioner looks back with pride at many completed trade deals

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She's worked for 20 years in Brussels and in the past decade as an EU Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström, has signed numerous free trade agreements.

The Liberal party politician received the "International Swede of the Year" award on Friday from the organisation, Swedes Worldwide, which annually appoints a Swede who has done outstanding contributions to profile Sweden internationally.

Radio Sweden asked the outgoing EU trade commissioner for her strongest memories of the past two decades working in Brussels, and of the challenges facing her successor in the next five years.

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