Category: Economy

Economic Forecast Q3 2021

Economic Forecast 3/2021: Economic recovery exceeded expectations, part-time jobs bolster employment figures – MuniFin raises its GDP forecast

The Finnish economy has recovered faster than expected this year. Employment...

Cover page of the report. On the left hand side water in wastewater handling plant, on the right a girl sitting on a reaching towards seawater with her hand.

MuniFin published its half year report for 2021: loan growth normalised and Group results improved

MuniFin has published its half year report for 1 January –...

Cover picture - Economic Forecast Q2 2021

MuniFin raises its GDP forecast as rising courage to invest brightens the outlook after a difficult first quarter

The Finnish economy dwindled in the first quarter, but with foreign...

MuniFin´s Chief Economist Timo Vesala.

Timo Vesala: The pandemic will slow down the Finnish economy in the spring, but the summer is expected to bring new growth

Finnish industries suffered less than expected in the wake of the...

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The pandemic highlighted MuniFin’s role in 2020 – Annual Report and Sustainable Bonds Impact Report published

MuniFin published its Annual Report, Responsibility Report and Sustainable Bonds Impact...

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Timo Vesala: The economy will recover in 2021, but the pandemic will make the first months challenging

The global economic outlook seems generally positive, but new COVID-19 mutations...

MuniFin´s Chief Economist Timo Vesala.

Timo Vesala: Second pandemic round challenges Finland’s economy – impact has remained relatively mild compared to European peers

The impact of the first wave of the pandemic remained relatively...

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MuniFin’s half year results webcast on 14 August 2020

Municipality Finance Plc will publish its half year report for January–June...

MuniFin´s Chief Economist Timo Vesala.

Timo Vesala: Finland’s economy is pulling through the corona crisis surprisingly well – second-round effects remain to be seen

In Finland, the corona pandemic never escalated into a serious health...