Economists celebrated the Statistics Finland’s latest figures regarding the Finnish economy on Thursday. GDP reached 2.7 per cent in the first quarter of the year when compared to Q1 in 2016. The figure was 1.2 per cent when compared to Q4 in 2016. Aki Kangasharju, chief economist at Nordea, tweeted that we have seen the miracle of the Finnish economy growing faster than the Swedish one now. Torbjörn Isaksson, chief analyst at Nordea Markets Sweden, also commented on the subject on Twitter. He was happy about the Finnish economy finally growing and mentioned that the gap between the two countries is not increasing any more. Pasi Sorjonen, chief analyst at Nordea Finland, tweeted back to Mr Isaksson that the gap is something many would like to forget.
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