Draft budget of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment focuses on promotion of employment, renewal and low-carbon economy

5.8.2022 10.35
Appropriations of around EUR 3.78 billion are proposed for the administrative branch of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment for 2023, which is EUR 236 million more than in the 2022 budget. In connection with the implementation of the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Plan, a total of EUR 346.13 million in appropriations and EUR 101.5 million in budget authority will be allocated to the administrative branch of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

Transport companies to receive a temporary fuel subsidy

4.8.2022 13.25
On 4 August 2022, the Government proposed that the President of the Republic approve the Act on Fixed-Term Fuel Subsidy for Transport Companies and, based on a resolution approved by Parliament, decided to study whether it would be possible to support operators using light fuel oil as well.

259,800 unemployed jobseekers in June

26.7.2022 8.07
Jobless jobseekers in end of June 259 800. It´s 56 400 less than a year ago.
The number of unemployed jobseekers decreased by 56,400. The number of new vacancies reported in June totalled 94,300. In all, the number of unfilled vacancies amounted to 189,700, which is 44,400 more than a year ago.

EU ministers responsible for integration discuss situation of Ukrainian refugees

27.7.2022 11.02
Austria has invited the EU ministers responsible for integration to an informal ministerial conference to discuss the integration in the EU countries of people who have fled Ukraine as a result of Russia’s war of aggression. The ministers will meet in Vienna on 28 July.

Amendments to distribution obligation of biofuel oil and Sustainability Act sent out for comments

11.7.2022 12.11
Kaivuri työmaalla
The distribution obligation of biofuel oil aims at replacing light fuel oil used especially in building-specific heating and machinery with biofuel oil. The draft amendments to the distribution obligation of biofuel oil and the Sustainability Act have been sent out for comments.

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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