The industry’s long awaited return to growth is happening. In Finland, concerns over the modest development of exports remain. Major projects brighten up the economic outlook, but Finland needs more to catch up with competitors. Export-led labour market model is required to support growth. Companies such as Robit Plc seek productivity growth from digitisation.
A global price for carbon emissions would enable trade in emissions rights between different countries and economic areas. Both more stringent global climate targets and emissions markets encourage businesses and states to invest in cleantech.
Situation and Outlook 4/2016: Technology industry companies are well equipped to succeed as long as their business environment is competitive. The industry turnover is expected to remain in the region of EUR 70 billion in 2016. Finnish marine industries are an example of a successful technology industry sector. Saalasti Oy invests in growth and renewal.