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Together with expert input from our members, these form the basis of our policy recommendations.

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FDI FORUM 2022

Amcham Finland’s FDI Forum 2022 brings together business leaders, industry experts and decision-makers to discuss how geopolitical instability, worsening energy crisis and competition for talent are changing the global investment landscape.

Finland Supplement to the Transatlantic Economy Report 2022

The Finland Supplement includes contributions from Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow at the Transatlantic Leadership Network, and Antti Koskivuo, Markets Analyst at Nordea, Juho Kostiainen, Economist, Senior Analyst, Nordea and welcome messages from Ian Campbell, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim at the U.S. Embassy in Finland, and Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, Ministry for Foreign Affair Finland.

From green energy to digital developments, there is tremendous opportunity for growth in the U.S.-Finland economic relationship. “It is clear from these findings that there is significant potential to continue to grow together for an even stronger and more intertwined economic and investment relationship between Finland and the U.S,” said Alexandra Pasternak-Jackson, CEO of Amcham Finland.

Finland Supplement to the Transatlantic Economy Report 2022 31March-1

Our publications

The Transatlantic Economy 2022 Report


This annual report presents the most up-to-date facts and figures about the EU-U.S. economic relationship.

FDI Vision for Finland

The report discusses Finland’s competitive position globally and contains insights and recommendations on for a long-term vision for FDI & talent.

Finland as a Business location barometer


In this second FDI Barometer compiled by Amcham Finland and Business Finland, we reveal real-time factors that motivate foreign affiliate companies to choose Finland as a location for their business expansion, including drivers and barriers to investing in Finland before and after this pandemic era.

Finland Fact Pack 2020


August Associates, in cooperation with Amcham Finland, has put together Finland Fact Pack 2020, a comprehensive presentation setting out the rationale for foreign businesses to invest in Finland and its society, factoring in the effects of COVID-19.

Our Articles

U.S. Tax Compliance

U.S. Sales tax does not have to be cumbersome if addressed upfront, setup correctly, and managed appropriately. U.S. sales tax operates very different than a Value-Added Tax (VAT) System. Sales tax is only imposed upon the end user. As outlined below, there are 5 fundamental sales tax concepts to grasp.

The Basics of U.S. Sales Tax

U.S. Sales tax does not have to be cumbersome if addressed upfront, setup correctly, and managed appropriately. U.S. sales tax operates very different than a Value-Added Tax (VAT) System. Sales tax is only imposed upon the end user. As outlined below, there are 5 fundamental sales tax concepts to grasp.

U.S. Employment Factors

You’re on the fast track to establishing a successful business in the U.S. While you already have the fundamentals to a U.S. start-up in motion, it’s never too soon to start discussing U.S. staffing needs. It is important not to wait until the last minute if you are thinking of hiring within the U.S. There are many different factors that can ensure hiring top talent and offering a strong culture.

Strengthening Transatlantic Trade Ties

When a foreign company is considering expanding its business into the United States (U.S.), there are many steps to take to ease the process. While the U.S. has been home to many startups, the political and economic landscape can change rapidly. This is why it is essential to ensure you are taking the right steps to protect your investment, your company, and yourself.

The Right First Steps for Your Start Up

When a foreign company is considering expanding its business into the United States (U.S.), there are many steps to take to ease the process. While the U.S. has been home to many startups, the political and economic landscape can change rapidly. This is why it is essential to ensure you are taking the right steps to protect your investment, your company, and yourself.

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