One of the main tasks of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is to create a solid basis for industrial and other business operations and in this way strengthen competitiveness and employment. The aim is to ensure renewal, growth and internationalisation of enterprises by using Finland’s strengths and business opportunities in the world economy.
Industrial policy »
The aim of the industrial policy is to achieve sustainable economic growth. Economic growth helps to maintain high levels of employment and boosts job creation.
Innovation policy »
Innovation plays an important role as an engine for renewal and productivity. The aim of the innovation policy is to ensure that Finland can provide an operating environment encouraging enterprises to bold innovation, renewal and international growth.
Focus areas »
Strategically significant growth sectors include the health care sector and the travel industry. New growth is also sought from business opportunities in the Arctic region.
Regulation of business operations »
This section focuses on common preconditions related to running a business, such as business freedom, the trade register, as well as systems in place to protect corporate financial reporting, regulation and industrial property.
Internationalisation of enterprises »
The goal of promoting the internationalisation of enterprises is strengthening sustainable economic growth to create new jobs and to increase enterprises’ turnover and export.
Single Market of the EU »
The single market of the EU is based on the four freedoms laid down in the EU Treaties: free movement of goods, services, capital and persons.
Social responsibility »
Social responsibility means that social impacts are taken into consideration in enterprise and public sector activities.
Enterprise statistics »
Statistics on enterprise activities, entrepreneurship and business operating environment.
Business services »
The Ministry of Employment and the Economy is responsible for the development of Enterprise Finland and Team Finland services together with the organisations and interest groups of its administrative branch.