The Land of thousands of lake
• Lakeland Finland
• The finish lake district 55000
• A lot of islands
• Little infield
• The highest point is Haltintunturi.
• A lot of islands: Archipelago
• Moderate & Continental
• The Skandinavian -mountains
• Dense Networks of Rivers
• Industry of sawing
• Woodfibre-and papermaking
• Industry of machinery
• Chemical Industry
• Nuclear power station(35%) &
hyderoelectric power plant(23%)
• The ship construction is very important
• Nokia :The strategic company of the country
Fridge & freezer
Sources of energy
Machine & Machinery
• Member of the European union
• Introduction of euro 1st January 2002
• Developed economy
• High level standards
Economy- The biggest trading partners:
A Thriving Business Environment
According to recent reports from diverse sources, Finland shines because
• Has one of most innovative & competitive economies in the world.
• Has created Europe’s premier educational system.
• Ranks No.1 in knowledge transfer between universities & companies.
• Is third globally in R & D spending per capita.
• Ranks at the top of environmental sustainability; and
• Has been judged as the least corrupt among all countries.
Vast U.S. Business Opportunities
Why should American companies do business in Finland?
• Finland provides a valuable market opportunity.
• The Finnish workforce is highly trained and proficient in foreign
languages, including English.
• Strong modern business infrastructure.
• It is safe , well-run country.
• Finland is the only Nordic country to use the euro.
• They invest almost 4% of its GDP on R & D
Today’s key Industrial sectors
Finland, said to have transformed its economic base from rubber &
herring to high technology,has a wide range of industrial sectors:
Metal(including electronics & electrical equipment)
Information & communication technology