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  • Fitch maintains Finland's credit rating, lowers growth forecast
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  • Finland's pulp industry showing record results
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  • Fitch maintains Finland's credit rating, lowers growth forecast
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  • Finnish government to fall short of economic targets, analysts say
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
  • Finland: house prices up in Helsinki, but rest of the country slows
  • UPDATE 1-Finland to join bond party as 3 bln euro 10-year issue flies
  • Finnish public debt to fall within EU limits in 2019
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  • Moody's Says Finnish Authorities Are Right to Worry About Debt
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    Minister of Finance


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  • Next govt needs €2b in cuts or higher taxes, ministry says
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    Minister of Internal Affairs


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  • Finland Investigates Its Embassy in Turkey Over Alleged Visa Scam

    Minister of Justice


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    Minister of Health


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  • Next govt needs €2b in cuts or higher taxes, ministry says
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    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Finland to formally join Rail Baltica joint venture
  • Project company to support Finnish rail reforms
  • Finland hops on board Rail Baltica

    Minister of Sports


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  • Finnish Olympic ski-jumping champ Matti Nykanen dead at 55
  • China state visit boosts winter sports ties

    Director of State Security Service


  • Finland passes law to pave the way for Virve 2.0
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  • Russian Court Sentences Jehovah's Witness to 6 Years in Prison

    Chairman National Bank


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    Permanent Representative to the UN


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    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Fitch maintains Finland's credit rating, lowers growth forecast
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  • Following in the footsteps of Finland
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  • Finland opens key railway projects to private investors
  • Finland's housing market remains weak
  • Finland tops the 2019 'Good Country Index' but remains one of the ...
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    Investment

  • Finland's pulp industry showing record results
  • Finnish retail planning company RELEX Solutions lands $200 ...
  • Finland Mobile Travel Booking Market Size & Forecast (2018-2025 ...
  • Council dedicates $500000 to growth projects
  • Rovio receives investment in its 'Netflix for gaming' subsidiary
  • Germany and Finland face tough budget choices
  • Fazer invests 40m euros to build new production site in Finland
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    Demographics

  • Finland's pulp industry showing record results
  • Switzerland's prison population swells 50% in less than 30 years
  • Birth rate is sliding more rapidly than expected in Finland
  • Fitch maintains Finland's credit rating, lowers growth forecast
  • Finland, the world's happiest country, gets a reality check on job ...
  • Next govt needs €2b in cuts or higher taxes, ministry says
  • Shrinking workforce, household debt among principal concerns for ...
  • What happened when Finland scrapped benefits and just paid ...
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    Export/Import

  • Finland's housing market remains weak
  • Defence Minister says Finland exports protection to UAE, not guns
  • Finland's exports up by 15 percent last year
  • Finnish economy spurts by nearly 4%
  • Finland suspends arms export licences to Saudi Arabia, UAE over ...
  • One-firm economiesThe Nokia effect
  • Finnish leaders rip into US President's trade tariffs proposal
  • The world's most eco-friendly bulk carrier now operating on the ...
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    Public Spending

  • Lines go silent in Finnish town of Salo as Microsoft shuts Nokia ...
  • One-Way Ticket: Finland to Spend Millions Deporting Refugees
  • The austerity delusion
  • Microsoft has crushed the economic hopes of Finland's Salo as it ...
  • Finnish government to fall short of economic targets, analysts say
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
  • Finland: house prices up in Helsinki, but rest of the country slows
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    Public Debt

  • UPDATE 1-Finland to join bond party as 3 bln euro 10-year issue flies
  • Finnish public debt to fall within EU limits in 2019
  • Draft national budget for 2018 shows Finland's debt ratio to remain ...
  • Moody's Says Finnish Authorities Are Right to Worry About Debt
  • Moody's affirms Finland's Aa1 credit rating, citing stable outlook
  • Finland's Basic Income
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
  • FINLAND: Government Forms Research Team to Design Basic ...
  • Europe's budgetary surveillance moves into full gear
  • Finland: house prices up in Helsinki, but rest of the country slows
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-12-07FIBalance of Trade OCT?-0.16B?-0.17B01
    2018-11-30FIGDP Growth Rate YoY Final Q32.40%2.3% ?2.20%00
    2018-11-30FIGDP Growth Rate QoQ Final Q30.40%0.30%0.30%00
    2018-11-29FIBusiness Confidence NOV7.48.37.800
    2018-11-27FIConsumer Confidence NOV18.316.820.500
    2018-11-26FIImport Prices YoY OCT7%7.40%00
    2018-11-26FIExport Prices YoY OCT6.40%7%00
    2018-11-26FIPPI YoY OCT5.80%5.90%6.30%00
    2018-11-20FIUnemployment Rate OCT6.30%6.30%6.50%00
    2018-11-15FICurrent Account SEP?0.10B?-0.25B ??-0.1B00