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Official Statistics of Finland

Foreign direct investments

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Latest release:
Net returns from direct investments record high in 2020
17 Sep 2021
During 2020, Finnish investors returns from foreign direct investments (FDI) totalled EUR 11.3 billion. Returns generated by foreign owners on direct investments to Finland totalled EUR 5.5 billion. This property income is recorded in the primary income item of Finlands current account and its net effect on Finlands current account in 2020 was record high, EUR 5.8 billion.

Description: Direct investments to Finland describe the capital that a foreign investor has invested directly in a unit located in Finland under the investors' control or influence. Direct investments abroad describe the capital that a Finnish investor has invested directly in a unit located abroad under the investors' control or influence. The statistics compilation is based on Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment. The statistical data can be used to assess the degree of globalisation in the economy.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Foreign direct investments [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-351X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.5.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ssij/index_en.html