Official Statistics of Finland

Foreign direct investments

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Finland's inward FDI decreased in 2018
30 Sep 2019
The value of direct investments to Finland decreased from EUR 75.0 billion to EUR 62.4 billion during 2018. Investments as financial transactions were made to Finland for EUR -2.1 billion on net, that is the investments decreased. The drop in the stock of direct investments is, however, mainly explained by valuation changes, EUR -10.5 billion.

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Description: Direct investments to Finland describe the capital that a foreign investor has invested directly in a unit located in Finland under the investors' control or influence. Direct investments abroad describe the capital that a Finnish investor has invested directly in a unit located abroad under the investors' control or influence. The statistics compilation is based on Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment. The statistical data can be used to assess the degree of globalisation in the economy.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Foreign direct investments [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-351X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ssij/index_en.html