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Minister Rydman to lead a Team Finland visit to Canada and the US

4.3.2024 11.08
Minister of Economic Affairs Wille Rydman will lead a Team Finland visit to Canada and the US on 5–8 March 2024. The main themes of the visit will be marine industry and ports. A business delegation of 30 people from 20 different companies and organisations will participate in the trip.

Report offers new data on labour market performance of people who have moved to Finland for different reasons

4.3.2024 10.01
According to a report commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, the employment rate and average income vary strongly among people who have arrived in Finland for different reasons, especially in the early stages of their stay. The differences in the employment rate and income between immigrants and people with Finnish background narrow along with the length of stay in Finland.

Minister Rydman to participate in the world’s largest mining industry event with companies operating in Finland

1.3.2024 13.10
Minister of Economic Affairs Wille Rydman will attend the annually organised PDAC, the world’s largest mineral exploration and mining event, and the meeting of mining ministers in Toronto, Canada on 3-4 March 2024. The main theme of the meeting will be responsible mining and the clean transition.

Government submits its proposed amendments to industrial peace legislation to Parliament

29.2.2024 14.15
The Government proposes to increase fines for violating industrial peace, limit disproportionate solidarity action and restrict the length of political strikes. The reform would not restrict industrial action aimed at improving working conditions in one’s own sector.

Finnish Government considers the Commission’s proposal on EU Talent Pool justified in principle

29.2.2024 14.10
The European Commission has proposed the creation of an EU Talent Pool with the aim of facilitating international recruitment to respond to skills and labour shortages. The Government submitted a Union communication on its position concerning the proposal to Parliament on 29 February 2024.

See also

TE services reform 2024

TE services reform 2024

The transfer of TE services to the municipalities will take place on 1 January 2025. The reform aims to create a service structure that will contribute to rapid employment of jobseekers.

Website of TE services reform 2024

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

Low-carbon roadmaps

Low-carbon roadmaps

The sectoral low-carbon roadmaps prepared in 2020 will be updated in accordance with Prime Minister Orpo’s Government Programme. Roadmaps will pave the way for a low-carbon future.

Roadmap website

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, six companies plus three funds.

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Ministers

Arto Satonen
Arto Satonen
Minister of Employment
Wille Rydman
Wille Rydman
Minister of Economic Affairs
Kai Mykkänen
Kai Mykkänen
Minister of Climate and the Environment
Mari Rantanen
Mari Rantanen
Minister of the Interior
Anna-Kaisa Ikonen
Anna-Kaisa Ikonen
Minister of Local and Regional Government