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Country Report Finland

Finland has to deal with a weak economic outlook, waning export sectors, a rapidly ageing population and private sector debt. That said, its public finances and banking system are solid, institutions are strong and the business sector is competitive.

Country Report

Country Report Finland

The recovery of the Finnish economy slowed in 2012 and the growth outlook for 2013 is weak. The export dependent economy is struggling with weak external demand, but also with structural issues concerning its main export sectors.

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Political risks in the eurozone (Special)

The eurozone's south is implementing austerity measures while the north is buying them the time to do so. Economic issues are usually extensively discussed. But what are the political risks that might render this strategy unfeasible?

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Finland (Country report)

The Finnish economy recovered strongly from the deep 2009 recession. Due to headwinds in the external environment, the growth outlook for 2012 and 2013 is weak.

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Verdeeld gaan we ten onder (Dutch)

Mijn verbazing over de Europese politiek kon niet meer tot grotere hoogte worden opgedreven. Dat dacht ik ten minste. De Finnen hebben bij de Grieken garanties bedongen voor hun aandeel in het tweede Europese reddingspakket.

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Finland (Country report)

Based on the stronger than expected economic recovery in 2010 and on the current robust momentum, we are fairly optimistic about the Finnish growth prospects for the coming years.

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Osama, Obama en waardige Finnen? (Dutch)

Met de bekendmaking door de Amerikaanse president Obama van de dood van ’s werelds meest gezochte terrorist, Osama Bin Laden, ontstak Amerika in een vreugdestemming die ook de financiële markten (even) niet onberoerd liet.