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Women executives stepping up for more business responsibility

Women’s share of directorships in large Finnish listed companies remains at a high 29 per cent level. The fourth women executives report by Finland Chamber of Commerce, Women executives stepping up for more business responsibility, reveals two important findings. In the younger generation, women

Ambassadors and companies on a “round-the-world” trip

Ambassadors and companies met in Helsinki last August at events organized by trade associations. The aims were to lower the threshold of maintaining interaction, to promote trade and investments, to establish new contacts and to increase the utilization of market information available. The Finland

Latin America offers opportunities for Finland

There is no point in trying to sugar-coat the economic situation. The overall picture in terms of economic development is still gloomy in Finland and globally. The slow development of our export activities is particularly concerning. Our traditional export markets in Europe are slow and the future

Ukrainian crisis from the Chinese perspective

Two dimensions clearly stand out: firstly the western media’s simplistic views and secondly, Finland’s ability to react to the export opportunities arising from the cycle of sanctions. From the Chinese perspective, the Ukrainian – and Russian – crisis can easily lead one to question

The return of the era of stagnation and Putin’s war policy

The Soviet legacy still strains the Russian economy. The era of stagnation had returned and the narrowing of the gap in standard of living between Russia and the EU had already stopped before the events in Ukraine. When an economic crisis hits, rulers have for centuries turned the attention of the

Farmi Forest: Understanding customer first

Reaching for the customer supports finnish forestry technology manufacturer Farmi Forest to develop the right solutions for South American markets. Tractor mounted forestry machinery has a good fit for the South American emergence of biomass markets. The playground is challenging but rewarding when