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Our various guides and publications provide you useful information about all the aspects you need to know when considering setting up a business in Finland.

Our fact sheets give you a guick overview on different topics relating to the Finnish business environment and doing business in Finland. And industry outlines give you a glimpse about the selected industries and sectors.

In addition to these materials we have created a number of guides to give you more information about Finland and the Finnish business landscape. Our experts are here to help you if you have any questions.

Finland Factbook

This informative guide helps you to gain a comprehensive overview on doing business in Finland and selected key topics like bioeconomy, sustainable solutions and technologies, digitalization, health and life sciences. The Fact Book explains in detail how to succeed in the Finnish market and what are the key thriving areas of expertise in Finland. The guide unlocks Finland’s strengths in detail as well as explains why Finland is an excellent destination to invest in and expand business.

Available in English, German, Japanese and Russian.

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Health Factbook

This digital booklet presents you the emerging business opportunities in the field of Health and Wellbeing in Finland. If you are on the lookout for the Next Big Thing, we warmly invite you to take a moment to explore the many ways Finland can contribute to the success of your business and R&D.

Available in English.

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Business Guide

This guide is an extensive collection on everything one should know before establishing a business in Finland. The guide includes directions for permits, registrations, different company forms, issues related to accounting and transactions, taxation and employment legislation. In addition, the guide will give insight how to apply financing, advice and what to take in consideration in the Finnish market and the culture.

Available in English.

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Hotel investment guide: Archipelago

The Finnish travel industry offers opportunities for investments and growth throughout the country. This guide focuses on opportunities at the coastal area and the beautiful archipelago. Finland's coastal region destinations and their brands are presented as well as hotel market description. In addition, the guide will unlock general procedures in real-estate business in Finland, most common operating agreements and so much more.

Available in English.

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Hotel investment guide: Lakeland

Finland is known as the country of a thousand lakes. The Lakeland Hotel Investment guide include an overview of the Lakeland region and the core destinations there. The guide helps you to navigate different options in the market as well as accessibility of the regions. Additionally, the guide will assist in finding suitable operators, managing issues in real-estate, labor law and transactions in the hotel industry in Finland.

Available in English.

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Hotel investment guide: Lapland

Finnish Lapland, known for its winters, northern lights and Santa Claus has a lot of opportunities for growth and investments. This guide has extensive information on operating in Lapland, insight on the market and the key regions, as well as the hotel scenery in the area. This guide helps in managing operations from labor legislation to agreements and transactions.

Available in English.

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White paper: Smart Grid opportunities

The Finnish electricity system is among the leading systems in Europe and even globally. The white paper explains how Finnish Smart Grid market works, what kind of opportunities it has and why you should consider doing business with Finnish expertise. The guide includes key drivers, in-depth information about business opportunities and international market comparison with other leaders, Sweden and Germany.

Available in English.

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Industry outline: Metal recycling

The Metal recycling -guide gives a brief, but informative overview on the Finnish metal and battery industry. It explains why Finland is the number one country to invest in, if you are looking to expand your business or invest in the metal industry.

Available in English.

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Industry outline: Wood construction

The rapidly emerging market in Northern Europe opens investment opportunities at all levels of the wood construction value chain. This document explains briefly how to enter the market and discusses the ecosystem and rising prospects.

Available in English.

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Industry outline: Biorefineries

Finland is at the epicenter of the global growth of the bioeconomy. The industry in Finland has a high growth potential and the market is open for new endeavors. This guide describes the key elements that makes Finland a unique platform for biobased growth. It also breaks down the existing and potential market for bioeconomy.

Available in English.

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Industry outline: Biobased materials

Finland is a pioneer when it comes to bioeconomy – especially wood usage innovations. This guide will explain why Finland has a leading position in biobased packaging and fiber-based textiles. Currently, the market has a high potential and Finland offers excellent business and partnering opportunities internationally.

Available in English.

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Industry outline: Maritime

Finland has a long history in building ships and thus the newest, most developed technology can be discovered in Finland. This guide will break down the maritime industry in Finland and how Finnish solutions work in each part of the value chain. The maritime network is internationally recognized and offers exceptional business opportunities.

Available in English.

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Industry outline: Data centers

With future-ready digital infrastructure, lowest possible operational costs and superior regulatory environment, Finland is the ideal location for your next data center. This guide illustrates what makes Finland the safest, smartest and the most effective location in the world.

Available in English.

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Industry outline: Battery manufacturing

Finland offers a world class platform for battery manufacturing – this guide breaks down what makes the country an ideal place. The fact sheet gives information on raw materials, expertise in the latest technology, innovations, and the reliable, stable market with low energy costs.

Available in English.

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Industry outline: Wind power

Currently Finland is experiencing a construction boom for wind power and increasing demand for renewable energy. This guide explains is detail why Finland has open business opportunities within wind power and how international players can easily enter the market. The guide also breaks down the opportunities by the coastline and inland.

Available in English.

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