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Where global investors meet

Jobs, growth and development – foreign investors are a resource worth tapping into.   The new-look Global Investors' Program Advisory Board plans to do just that when the seven executive-level members meet with Country Managers.   The board wants input to shape Amcham’s FDI agenda, and identify the opportunities that make...

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02 March
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Santa in HEL? Business backs Helsinki Airport rebrand

Helsinki-Vantaa airport could become Helsinki-Santa airport in a bid to capitalize on Finland’s most famous resident.   The international business community is backing the proposal, which has been submitted to a special parliamentary committee tasked with overseeing airport expansion.   Accommodating 15 million passengers a year, Scandinavia’s leading long-haul...

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19 December
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Shaping Finland’s future – a discussion with Minister for Foreign Trade Lenita Toivakka

Practical ways of boosting Finland’s competitiveness to offset the shrinking share from Russia were raised when business leaders met with Minister Foreign Trade Lenita Toivakka.   Championing the transatlantic trade partnership, leveraging the startup, education, ICT and life science sectors, were among the talking points at the...

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16 November
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Summer time growth

Before moving to Finland four years ago, I had lived my whole life in warm sunny California. Well, apart from a few Navy postings to locations in even warmer climates. Now, I appreciate sunshine like never before. Trips to the summer cottage, mökki in Finnish, are a welcome reward...

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23 July