Chemistry Industry Is Leading Finnish Exports


Chemistry industry has taken the first place from forest industry as the most important export sector in Finland. Chemistry industry’s share of Finnish exports is now almost a quarter. The biggest company in chemical industry is Neste Oil, which processes mainly Russian crude oil. Nevertheless, the Finnish chemistry industry is not dependant only on one company. Petrochemistry cluster, located in Kilpilahti area, has also boosted the sector. Within the chemistry industry, pharmaceutical field has also been showing promising growth. The field sees good possibilities in the nearby Russian market. (Source:, 28.1.2013)

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