FINNISH ECONOMY 2017/2
Finland’s economic environment is favourable: economic growth in the euro area and China has strengthened and growth in the US continues at a moderate pace. The greatest risks are related to financial markets, international politics and trade liberalization.
Finland’s GDP will grow by 2.9 per cent in 2017. Growth will be 2.0 per cent in 2018 and 1.8 per cent in 2019.
We expect the wage agreements negotiated for the years 2018 and 2019 will be moderate and foster the improvement of competitiveness.
The volume of exports will increase by 6% in 2017, driven by stronger …read more