According to Statistics Finland, production in Finland was 3.0% higher in February 2017 than in February 2016, and production in January 2017 3.7% higher than in January 2016. OP’s Chief Economist Reijo Heiskanen pointed out on Twitter on Monday that the Finnish GDP has grown for two consecutive months. Also Nordea’s Chief Economist Aki Kangasharju is more confident than before and says it will interesting to see how far this development will last. He points out that the acceleration of economic growth must stem from investments.
Journalist: Mika Koskinen
Main source: Nordea’s Chief Economist Aki Kangasharju