Official Statistics of Finland

Foreign affiliates in Finland

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Swedish enterprises generated turnover especially in manufacturing
19 Dec 2019
According to Statistics Finland's data, foreign enterprises located in Finland generated EUR 96 billion in turnover in 2018. This was four per cent more than in the previous year. Most turnover was generated by enterprises from Sweden, the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and Denmark. Swedish enterprises accounted for 22.1 per cent of the turnover of foreign enterprises located in Finland. The industry of manufacturing was most significant in terms of both number of persons employed and turnover. The number of foreign enterprises increased slightly, to 4,382.

Next release:
17 Dec 2020

Description: The statistics describe the activities of foreign affiliates located in Finland. The data can be used to assess the global networking of enterprises, which is a part of the globalisation process. In addition, the data are used when describing the ownership structure of enterprises operating in Finland and assessing their attractiveness to foreign enterprises or other institutions. The statistics are based on Regulation (EC) No 716/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
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Keywords: enterprises, foreign ownership, globalisation, personnel, turnover.
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Change: Statistics on foreign affiliates in Finland included in the renewal of business statisticsAdditional information about the production review and the statistics the renewal concerns.
18 Dec 2014
Statistics Finland has renewed its production of business statistics.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Foreign affiliates in Finland [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-2552. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2020].
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