Category Archives: Finland

Minister Mauri Pekkarinen

Minister Mauri Pekkarinen

Ministry Keeping Economic Growth on Track
Mauri Pekkarinen, Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs, is very optimistic about his country’s future in spite of the impact of the global financial crisis. He … Continue reading

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Minister Astrid Thors

Minister Astrid Thors

Bringing Finnish Innovation to New Markets
Finland has opened its doors to European investors and businesses and aims to forge new partnerships with its neighbours. With a population of only 5.3 … Continue reading

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Minister Jyrki Katainen

Minister Jyrki Katainen

Minister of Finance Calls for Fiscal Consolidation
In November 2010, Standard & Poor’s Rating Services affirmed its AAA long term and A-1+ short term sovereign credit ratings for Finland and noted … Continue reading

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Minister Henna Virkkunen

Minister Henna Virkkunen

Excellence in Education Helps Give Finland Its Competitive Edge
Finland has earned an outstanding reputation for the quality of its educational institutions, which include 16 universities and 25 polytechnic institutes. The … Continue reading

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Minister Paavo Väyrynen

Minister Paavo Väyrynen

Foreign Trade Minister Cites Finland’s Strong Fundamentals
Finland’s trade based economy has been hit hard by the global economic downturn, but Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Paavo Väyrynen is optimistic … Continue reading

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