Finland: Resources

Government Resources
Main Government Page valtioneuvosto.fi
Statistics Office stat.fi
Central Banks suomenpankki.fi
Stock Exchanges nasdaqomxnordic.com
Commerce Ministry tem.fi
Export Promotion Agency formin.finland.fi
Investment Promotion Agency investinfinland.fi

Company Directories

Finland: Yritystele Company Directory

Yritystele is a company directory search portal for businesses located in Finland. With this site, you can search for company names, contact information, and goods and services found in Finland. Company reports are also available for purchase and include credit rating information and other financial information to determine a company's creditworthiness. This site is only available in Finnish.

News Sites

Finland: thisisFINLAND

"thisisFinland" is a news website produced by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Department of Communications. The business and economy section highlights current articles concerning business and economic events in Finland and international endeavors.

Regulatory Agency Sites

Finland: Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA)

The Finland Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the entire Finnish Financial Services Industry. The site contains information on regulation, securities registration, statistics, and publications made by FIN-FAS.

Finland: Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA)

The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA) is a body of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and its main purpose is to regulate communications and electronic media in Finland. FICORA grants licenses to operators, ensures interference-free communications networks, and protects consumers by ensuring affordable, quality products. The site provides industry news and general information about the Internet, telephone, TV, radio, post, cyber security, and spectrum industry.

Finland: Finnish Medicines Agency (Fimea)

The Finnish Medicines Agency (Fimea) promotes the health and safety of the population by regulating medicinal, blood and tissue products, and by developing the pharmaceuticals sector. Fimea provides the nation with accurate information regarding medicines and medical products.

Finland: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry steers the policy on sustainable use of natural resources and is in charge of a broad array of resources in Finland including agriculture, fisheries, land development, and the care of game animals. A variety of facts, reports, and publications are additionally provided by the site related to these areas.

Finland: Ministry of Transport and Communications

The Ministry of Transport and Communications is responsible for both transportation policy and communications policy in Finland. Transport policy objectives include: providing safe travel, maintaining business competitiveness, and reducing emissions. In the communications sector, the Ministry takes care of issues relating to communications networks, security of information and data, and policy and legislation on radio and television services. The site provides information on transport and communication policies, industry issues, and industry backgrounds. 

Other Resources

Confederation of Finnish Industries EK

The Confederation of Finnish Industries EK works to create a better and more competitive operating environment for the business community in Finland through its status as a competent and influential opinion leader in society. This website provides infographics on indicators of prices, foreign trade, public economy, business tendency surveys, money market, and production. It also provides publications on business tendencies, surveys, and financial information. Current affairs are also discussed.

Export Opportunities in the Nordic Markets

This publication of Enterprise Ireland, Export Opportunities in the Nordic Markets, discusses the prevalent industries and economies of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Opens in PDF.

FinnCham

FinnCham works to promote international business and to establish close relationships between enterprise, FinnCham home countries, and Finland. Under the Finland in Brief tab, the website offers information about doing business in Finland, public administration, studying and working in Finland, and traveling in Finland. The website also lists useful links for more information about conducting business in Finland. 

Finnfacts

Finnfacts is an independent media service unit that operates as an interface between international media and Finnish industry and business. The website offers information about media tours, press releases, and publications in an effort to accomplish the service's mission of promoting Finnish know-how worldwide. Finnfacts offers services for companies that will help build brands globally.

Helsinki Business Hub

Helsinki Business Hub is produced by Greater Helsinki Promotion (GHP), a non-profit organization established by the cities of the capital region to drive strategic international investments into the region. This resource provides extensive information on the business environment of Finland, paying particular attention to the area's strengths of cleantech, information and communication technology (ICT), life sciences, design & creativity, knowledge intensive business services (KIBS), and logistics.

The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)

The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) publishes forecasts, research reports, and discussion papers across a variety of topics. Additionally, a listing of institute events, press releases, and columns from institute members are presented by the site. Publications are available for free in PDF format.

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