Smart grids to step into urban living
The most important step in the transition to the smart grid is automation expansion for the consumers through real life demonstrations.
Finland identifies energy-smart measures for built environme
A roadmap for developing regulations on construction and buildings must be charted. Inspection activities must be proactive and provide guidance, says a Finnish task force.
An Overview of the Aerospace Market
The Finnish market for aircraft and aircraft parts in 2009 was around $965 million. The market for aircraft parts was valued at $323 million. Aircraft parts imported from the U.S. included propellers, rotors, landing gear and their parts. The U.S. holds a market share of 36 percent of the aircraft parts market.
European Union Economic Outlook
•The EU economy, upset by the lingering uncertainty over sovereign debt crisis and plummeting business and consumer confidence, has moderated in line with the weaker-than-expected global recovery after a good start in the first quarter of 2011. Looking ahead, the high joblessness rate and the gloomy business...
EU VAT Guide
With 27 EU Member States, each with their own VAT legislation to consider, VAT can be a time consuming and confusing task for international business.
EU back plans to cut ships' emissions
The European Parliament backs plans to limit the sulfur content of shipping fuels, meaning ships would need to switch fuels or be fitted with exhaust filters.
Doing Business in the European Union: 2012
A Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies doing business in the European Union.
Doing Business in Finland
2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies doing business in Finland.
European Union - Overview
•All EU member states adopt common external trade policy and measures, which affect their trade relations with other countries.
Cleantech – a key driver for Finnish economy
Cleantech was one of Finland’s fastest-growing business sectors in 2012. Combined turnover for cleantech companies was EUR24.6 billion and annual growth 15 percent.