Official Statistics of Finland

Finnish affiliates abroad

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Finnish enterprises invested more than EUR one billion in Sweden in 2018
29 May 2020
According to Statistics Finland's data, Finnish enterprises had business activity in 5,430 affiliates located in 139 countries in 2018. Compared with the previous year, the activity of Finnish enterprises abroad increased when viewed with several indicators. The number of personnel rose by eight per cent. Turnover went up by nearly ten per cent. Investments grew more moderately by five per cent. Most of the investments were concentrated in companies in the EU area, of which Sweden in particular gathered investments

Description: The statistics describe the global location of Finnish enterprises’ activities and the significance of these activities abroad. The statistics produce data which enable an assessment of the level of globalisation of Finland's economy, the effect of the European Union’s internal market on Finnish business activities and the global competitiveness of Finnish-owned enterprises. The statistics are based on Regulation (EC) No 716/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
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Keywords: affiliates, business enterprises, enterprise groups, globalisation, investments, personnel, turnover.
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Change: Change in the Official Statistics of Finland
25 May 2009
On 25 May 2009, the Advisory Board of Official Statistics of Finland accepted the statistics " Finnish affiliates abroad " into Official Statistics of Finland under the topic of Enterprises.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Finnish affiliates abroad [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-4882. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.4.2021].
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