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  • Young Finns readily relocate for work – unlike Italian counterparts
  • Mental health-related sick leaves becoming more common in Finland
  • Helsinki population grows by 70000 in a decade
  • Warm winters are a threat for the timber industry in Scandinavia
  • Finland's exports up by 15 percent last year
  • Finance Ministry: Finnish economy steadily growing
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  • Finnish economy spurts by nearly 4%
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  • Finnish leaders rip into US President's trade tariffs proposal
  • Warm winters are a threat for the timber industry in Scandinavia
  • Finland's exports up by 15 percent last year
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  • Budget 2017: This is not the time to turn to Keynes
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  • The austerity delusion
  • Finnish Officers Land on Auditors' Naughty List for Partying With Santa
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
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  • Finance Minister Orpo predicts debt level drop
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  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
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  • Finland's President Niinistö condemns UK nerve agent attack
  • MBDA is pitching its Sea Ceptor for Finland's sea-based weapons buy
  • Finland's President Congratulates Putin, Not Once But Twice

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  • Finland approves Russian gas pipeline plans
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  • Finland's Prime Minister condemns reported chemical attacks in Syria
  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime ...
  • Prominent Ethiopian dissident tells Finland to stop sending aid: "It's ...

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  • PM Modi inaugurates DefExpo 2018, says India is growing as a ...

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  • Russia's energy minister confident in Nord Stream-2 implementation
  • Bioeconomy is a win-win strategy for Finland
  • Finnish government backs national AI development strategy

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Finland pays billionaire 400000 euros in agricultural subsidies
  • Bioeconomy is a win-win strategy for Finland
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    Minister of Culture


  • Gov't leaders pledge focus on employment at 2019 budget talks
  • Shadow of harassment hangs over Finland's 2017 film awards
  • Finnish delegation China winter sport development

    Minister of Defense


  • EU must be more open with US about defense goals, Finnish official ...
  • PM to inaugurate India's mega defence exhibition - DefExpo 2018
  • Russia's anxious northern neighbors toughen up

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  • MotoGP, KymiRing motorsport centre costruction in Finland continues
  • Will Nordic model of higher education survive reforms?

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  • Russia's energy minister confident in Nord Stream-2 implementation
  • Coal use for energy to be prohibited in Finland one year ahead of ...

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  • Gov't leaders pledge focus on employment at 2019 budget talks
  • Bioeconomy is a win-win strategy for Finland

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


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  • Finnish government backs national AI development strategy
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    Minister of Justice


  • Sex offenders to face tougher punishments in Finland
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  • Wednesday's papers: Budget surprise, health register and Egyptian ...

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  • Finnish government backs national AI development strategy
  • Finland appoints new hybrid threat ambassador
  • Russia's energy minister confident in Nord Stream-2 implementation

    Minister of Sports


  • Finnish delegation China winter sport development
  • Is SAK only interested in protecting its own position, asks Terho
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    Director of State Security Service


  • Finland's top national security risk? Cyber
  • Supo: Cyber spying, traditional espionage, terrorism threat continue
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    Chairman National Bank


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  • Nordea confirms re-location to Finland
  • Nordea Bank's Headquarters To Move From Sweden To Finland

    Permanent Representative to the UN


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    Presidents Chief of Staff


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  • Headcount: The Latest in Hirings, Firing, and Retirings — April 10 ...
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    Chairman of Supreme Court


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  • Cardinal Dolan calls for Supreme Court to uphold free speech for ...
  • Ex-Catalan president detained in Germany

    Opposition


  • Government scraps electric bicycle incentive due to opposition
  • Prominent Ethiopian dissident tells Finland to stop sending aid: "It's ...
  • Finland backs redistribution of UK's EU seats

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  • Finnish government backs national AI development strategy
  • Finland cuts development aid spending by 21m
  • UPDATE 2-Finnish GDP growth slows sharply in January
  • Finland is the happiest country in the world, says UN report
  • Chinese visits to Finland surge by 63%
  • Consumer confidence holds strong despite slight dip
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    Investment

  • FusionLayer Doubles Down on Digital Transformation: Announces ...
  • Finland: Investments into Startups Hit Record High of €349 Million ...
  • Finnish government backs national AI development strategy
  • Finland launches Startup Permit
  • Is It Too Late To Buy Olvi Oyj (HEL:OLVAS)?
  • Finland's growth to slow down in 2018, say Danske Bank, Standard ...
  • PTT: Finnish economy to continue robust growth in 2018–2019
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    Demographics

  • Young Finns readily relocate for work – unlike Italian counterparts
  • Mental health-related sick leaves becoming more common in Finland
  • Helsinki population grows by 70000 in a decade
  • Finland Tops World Happiness Report 2018 As US Ranking Falls
  • Mykkänen: “We can't have residence-based benefits and free ...
  • Westpac report says Auckland housing shortage will get worse ...
  • Young Finns readily relocate for work – unlike Italian counterparts
  • Mental health-related sick leaves becoming more common in Finland
  • Helsinki population grows by 70000 in a decade
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  • Warm winters are a threat for the timber industry in Scandinavia
  • Finland's exports up by 15 percent last year
  • Finance Ministry: Finnish economy steadily growing
  • Exports and turnover increased by 35% in SMEs funded by ...
  • Finnish economy spurts by nearly 4%
  • Looking for Finland's future in its forests
  • Finnish leaders rip into US President's trade tariffs proposal
  • Warm winters are a threat for the timber industry in Scandinavia
  • Finland's exports up by 15 percent last year
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    Public Spending

  • Finnish government to fall short of economic targets, analysts say
  • Budget 2017: This is not the time to turn to Keynes
  • Lines go silent in Finnish town of Salo as Microsoft shuts Nokia ...
  • One-Way Ticket: Finland to Spend Millions Deporting Refugees
  • New Finnish Gov't Expected To Hike Spending
  • The austerity delusion
  • Finnish Officers Land on Auditors' Naughty List for Partying With Santa
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
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    Public Debt

  • Draft national budget for 2018 shows Finland's debt ratio to remain ...
  • Finance Minister Orpo predicts debt level drop
  • Decline and Fall: Finland's National Debt Beyond 1990s Crisis Level
  • Finland's Basic Income
  • New Finnish government: mixed feelings about Europe
  • Moody's downgrades Finland's rating to Aa1 from Aaa; stable outlook
  • FINLAND: Government Forms Research Team to Design Basic ...
  • Government of Finland imposes further austerity
  • Draft national budget for 2018 shows Finland's debt ratio to remain ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-04-27FIConsumer Confidence APR24.723.900
    2018-04-27FIBusiness Confidence APR11.39.2600
    2018-04-24FIExport Prices YoY MAR2.30%10
    2018-04-24FIImport Prices YoY MAR1.90%10
    2018-04-24FIPPI YoY MAR2.20%2.52%10
    2018-04-24FIUnemployment Rate MAR8.60%8.90%10
    2018-04-13FICurrent Account FEB?0.3B?0.2B
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  • Varma retains top spot in Finland as Ilmarinen-Etera merger nears
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  • 10
    2018-04-13FIInflation Rate YoY MAR0.60%0.80%
  • Finnish state pension fund to up infrastructure exposure, buy Elenia
  • Dutch sector schemes return to indexation as funding improves
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  • 10
    2018-04-13FIInflation Rate MoM MAR0.30%0.20%10
    2018-04-13FIGDP YoY FEB0.90%1.20%
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