OECD: Finland's Economic Growth Slows Down In 2012, But Remains Faster In Comparison To The Eurozone


According to a forecast published by the OECD, Finland’s economic growth slows down to 1.4 per cent next year, yet the growth continues to be clearly faster than in the eurozone on average.

The gross production in Finland will grow another 3 per cent during this year and after the conjuncture drop next year, Finland’s GDP will begin climbing up again by 2 per cent in 2013.

The unemployment rate will cease to drop next year as the OECD estimates the rate will rise by 0.1 per cent to 8 per cent. The unemployment rate will once again begin to recede in the following year due to the continuance of the economic growth. (Source: Kauppalehti, 28.11.2011)

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