EU energy ministers decide on measures to reduce electricity prices in winter

29.9.2022 14.52
EU-lippuja
Energy ministers from the EU Member States will convene for an extraordinary Energy Council meeting on Friday 30 September 2022. Their aim is to reach an agreement on a proposed EU regulation concerning an emergency intervention to address high energy prices and to mitigate their negative effects on consumers.

Competitiveness Council to discuss EU single market emergency instrument and ecodesign

28.9.2022 9.56
The EU competitiveness ministers will meet in Brussels on 29 September 2022 to discuss internal market and industrial policy issues. The ministers will debate the resilience of the EU’s internal market and ecological design of products. Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen will represent Finland at the meeting.

Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä to represent Finland in the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) General Conference

27.9.2022 10.28
Kuvassa elinkeinoministeri Mika Lintilä
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will hold its General Conference in Vienna this week. Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will attend the conference as Finland’s representative.

Ministry of Economic Affairs receives 31 new applications for large demonstration projects on new energy technology 

20.9.2022 15.44
Biokaasulaitos
New energy technology projects may be granted investment aid that aims to speed up the introduction of new technologies and help Finland achieve the national and EU climate targets by 2030. A total of about EUR 153 million will be available for large-scale demonstration projects on new energy technology in 2022.

Lower distribution obligation for transport fuels to continue in 2023

19.9.2022 19.06
Ihminen tankkaamassa autoa
Fuel prices have been rising fast, partly due to Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. To curb the rapid rise in prices, the Government decided earlier this year to lower the renewable fuel distribution obligation in 2022. Now the Government is proposing the same reduction of 7.5 percentage points for 2023.

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Government employment measures and their impacts

Government employment measures and their impacts

During its current term, the Government will take employment measures that bolster the economy, aimed at achieving an employment-generating impact amounting to 80,000 new jobs.

Government employment measures and their impacts

Sustainable Growth Programme for Finland

Sustainable Growth Programme for Finland

The Sustainable Growth Programme boosts competitiveness, investment, research, development and innovation, as well as measures to raise skill levels. On our website you can find information on funding that the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment and the government agencies under its purview provide to companies, including calls for applications. 

Sustainable Growth Programme in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Talent Boost

Talent Boost

The objective of the Government’s joint Talent Boost programme is to make Finland more attractive to international talents and to channel the expertise of international talents already in Finland to support growth, internationalisation and innovation in Finnish companies.

Talent Boost -programme

Ministry

Ministry

Ministry

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment creates the conditions for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable growth. It comes from skilled people in high-quality jobs, productivity growth and increasing employment.

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Government agencies, companies and funds of MEAE Group

Government agencies, companies and funds of MEAE Group

The MEAE Group comprises seven government agencies, 15 Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, 15 Employment and Economic Development Offices, five companies plus three funds.

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Ministers

Tuula Haatainen
Tuula Haatainen
Minister of Employment
Mika Lintilä
Mika Lintilä
Minister of Economic Affairs