Official Statistics of Finland

Foreign direct investments

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Foreign direct investments from Finland decreased slightly in 2017
31 Oct 2018
At the end of 2017, the value of the stock of outward FDI was EUR 102.7 billion, of which equity accounted for EUR 114.5 billion and the value of debt capital for EUR -11.8 billion. The investment stock went down by EUR 0.2 billion year-on-year. In 2017, the net amount of FDI from Finland amounted to EUR -0.3 billion.

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Description: Direct investments to Finland describe the capital that a foreign investor has invested directly in a unit located in Finland under the investors' control or influence. Direct investments abroad describe the capital that a Finnish investor has invested directly in a unit located abroad under the investors' control or influence. The statistics compilation is based on Regulation (EC) No 184/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment. The statistical data can be used to assess the degree of globalisation in the economy.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Foreign direct investments [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-351X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ssij/index_en.html