Population in Finland
Finland - PopulationThe economy slowed in quarter-on-quarter terms in the first quarter of this year, according to preliminary data. Although comprehensive figures will only be released on 29 May, monthly data suggests persistently weak investment constrained the economy. Construction activity, for example, decreased in both January and March in month-on-month terms. On the other hand, private consumption was likely resilient thanks to the lower unemployment rate. Q1’s slowdown was corroborated by the European Commission’s measure of the Finnish business cycle, which reported the lowest reading in March since July 2016. Meanwhile, in politics, the Social Democrats are in talks to form a coalition government with the Center Party, the Green Party, the Left Alliance and the Swedish People’s Party, which, if successful, would see the five-party center-left group hold 117 seats in the 200-seat parliament.
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May 29, 2019
Economic growth slowed to 0.2% in seasonally-adjusted quarter-on-quarter terms in Q1 2019, according to a second GDP release by Statistics Finland.
May 15, 2019
The current account balance fell to a EUR 0.47 billion deficit in March, down from February’s revised EUR 0.15 billion shortfall (previously reported: EUR 0.04 billion deficit).
May 14, 2019
Consumer prices rose 0.6% in April compared to the previous month, up from 0.1% in March.
April 18, 2019
The current account balance fell to a EUR 0.04 billion deficit in February, contrasting the revised EUR 0.50 billion surplus in January, which was previously reported as a EUR 0.84 billion surplus.
April 16, 2019
Economic activity grew a working-day adjusted 1.7% in February compared to the same month a year earlier, down from the revised 2.1% rise in January (previously reported: +1.5% year-on-year).