The European Investment Casters Federation will organize the EICF EURO Seminar and Exhibition in Helsinki, 20-22 May, at the Marina Congress Center.
Global economic uncertainty continues to dampen export expectations, but Finnish technology industry is still clinging to growth. Economic growth has declined rapidly also in the euro area including Germany, which is an important export market for Finland. Despite the slowdown, the value of technology industry companies’ order books strengthened and the value of new orders remained at a good level in early 2019. Industry personnel also expanded.
Finland begins its third EU presidency on 1 July 2019. Leading up to the presidency, both private and public sectors have been setting up their agenda to build a better Europe. One platform for this was the recent CTO Forum, organized in March by Technology Industries of Finland, Business Finland and Spinverse.
The OECD requested comments for their Consultation Document “Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digitalisation of the Economy” by 6 March 2019. A public hearing was held on the 13-14 March.