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Finland Business Report

General information
Source: The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency
5,537,364 (July 2018 est.)
$244.9 billion (2017 est.)

GDP growth rate
2.8% (2017 est.)

High, as the Country recovered from a period of slow growth

GDP (PPP) per capita
$44,500 (2017 est.)


Local currency
Euro (EUR)

The second most importat currency in the world after the USD

Financial stability (Public debt)
61.3% of GDP (2017 est.)

Medium to low. After 7 years of continuous increase (2008-2015), public debt/GDP ratio started to decrease (slowly)

0.8% (2017 est.)


Finnish (87.6%) and Swedish (5.2%) both official

English widely spoken as a second language

Corruption perception index (Source: Transparency International)
Rank 3/180

Very low level of corruption. One of lowest in the world

Duties and tax
Source: PwC World Tax Summaries 2017-2018
24% standard VAT rate
Reduced rates: 14% (food, animal feed, restaurants and catering), 10% (books, accommodation, passenger transport). No VAT (financial insurance, and education services)
Corporate Tax
20% standard rate

European Union customs duties/import tariffs apply

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