Finnish Economy Receiving Positive Growth Figures


In 2010, Finland's GDP rose 3,6 per cent according to Statistics Finland but it is still lacking behind from the levels before the financial crisis. Production was still five per cent smaller compared to 2008. Export volume increased 8,6 per cent and import volume increased 7,4 per cent. Private consumption rose 2,7 per cent and public expenses rose 0,6 per cent. Investments increased 2,8 per cent in 2010. Entrepreneur income, which describes profits of companies rose 21 per cent compared to 2009. (Source: Talouselämä Magazine, 14.7.2011)

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