- Juha Turunen / Haavin
Herkut - Finland - [Seafood]
We sell all sea produkts. Red King Crab,Halibut,Cod,Red fish etc.
This site will provide you with information about Pharma Industry Finland and
give you facts and figures about the pharmaceutical industry. PIF represents almost all
the pharmaceutical companies researching, manufacturing and marketing medicinal products
in Finland. The members represent the research-based, generic, OTC and veterinary
pharmaceutical industry. Altogether PIF has 70 members.
- Finnish Industry Investment Ltd
Finnish Industry Investment Ltd is a government-owned investment company. It
engages in equity capital investment and invests in venture capital funds, private equity
funds and directly in selected target companies. Finnish Industry Investment Ltd is
administered by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Board of Patents and Registration of Finland
As an organisation specialised in industrial property rights and business and
corporation activities, the National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland (NBPR)
advances enterprise, innovativeness, and corporate activities both in Finland and
internationally. NBPR fosters human capital and furthers technological and economic
Efinland is built and maintained in co-operation with Ministry of transport
and Communications, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, National Technology
Agency (Tekes), Finnish National Fund for Research and Development (Sitra) and Finnish
Information Society Development Centre. Below you can find brief descriptions and the
contact details of each of these organisations.
A portal for Finland's public sector services and related information. It
contains e.g. an alphabetical directory of public administration
organisations and departments.
Our site aims to provide you with the most valuable information for your
travel needs. Whether you are interested in Helsinki art and culture, Finland
Architecture, culinary travel, family and adventure travel, Santa's Workshop, Scandinavian
holidays or Baltic cruises, the Finnish Tourist Board can be of assistance to you. A
Northern European experience is enriching. The information available on the site also
includes Finland hotel information, including Helsinki hotel options.
Rapidly developing marine information hub on the Internet. The objective of
SeaCompanion is to provide the marine industry with a contact platform for efficient and
easy information retrieval, and for establishing business and other related relationships.
Today, SeaCompanion is the one of the largest marine web sites with more than 3,000
searchable marine links, and extensive searchable company and product databases
continuously being amended with more information.
- Finlex database
The new FINLEX Data Bank is an information system available free-of-charge on the
Internet. The following materials are available in foreign languages
- A database of translations of Finnish acts and
decrees into other languages (mostly in English) , this section contains appr. 200
full-text translations of Finnish Acts of Parliament, for the rest of translations it
provides reference information on the availability of a translated text.
- database of international treaties
mostly in Finnish, from 1999 in the Finnish Treaty Series several treaties also in other
languages, in PDF.
- A database of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights - the cases concerning
Finland are available in English
FINLEX is owned and updated by the
Finnish Ministry of Justice and it consists of thirty databases
- Statistics Finland
Statistics Finland operates administratively under the Ministry of Finance,
but is fully and independently responsible for its activities, services and statistics.
Statistics Finland has a personnel of around 1,100, of whom 200 are employed as
statistical interviewers. In addition to its head office in Helsinki, Statistics Finland
has regional service offices in Turku, Tampere, Seinäjoki and Oulu. Mission: Statistics
Finland combines collected data with its own expertise to produce statistics and
information services for the needs of society, promotes the use of statistics and develops
national official statistics.
Finnfacts is an independent media service unit that operates as an interface between
foreign media and Finnish Industry. Finnfacts' mission is to help journalists get to know
Finnish industry, companies and business life. Finnfacts publishes information material
concerning Finnish industry, and the Finnfacts staff members are experts in organizing
visits for reporters to Finnish companies. Finnfacts has a solid network of domestic
and international contacts that operates an interface between international media and
Finnish companies. Finnfacts' target groups are journalists in national and local
newspapers, financial and trade magazines, as well in TV, radio, and other electronic
Invest in Finland
Finland has one of the best performing economies in the EU and Europe. This
success has been driven by global demand for electronics, especially information
technology and mobile communications. Although Finland's outstanding concentration of
intellectual capital is often cited as the reason for this development, Finland's true
strengths are much broader:
a highly educated population, sophisticated infrastructure and a national consensus on
Kauppalehti has been the most read Finnish daily business and financial
newspaper already for over 100 years. The audited circulation of Kauppalehti is at the
moment over 80 000 copies with more than 300 000 Finnish business readers. Kauppalehti
Online is the biggest business online-medium in Finland with over 75 000 regular weekly
visitors. Users can access Kauppalehti Online services free of charge, although user
registration is required. The English version contains e.g. 15 minutes delayed share
quotes from Helsinki Stock Exchange, indices, stock exchange bulletins, press releases
sorted by industry, mutual funds quotes as well as currency exchange rates and interest
- Eye to Eye Communications
Eye to Eye Communications is one of the leading company in Textile importing from India,
China, Malaysia, Sri Lanka.. You name an Asian country and You will find best rates and
Quality from Eye to Eye Communication. Eye-to-Eye also deals in IT consulting and software
development with a dedicated office in India, Norway, US and Canada.
- The Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Established in 1999 and is approved by the Ministry of Trade and Industry in
Japan. The main purpose of FCCJ is to promote trade and economic exchange between Japan
and Finland. FCCJ is a non-profit organization operated by annual membership fees and
proceeds from advertizing related to the publishing activities. The main part of the
membership corps consists of Finnish companies established in Japan and Japanese companies
having, or aiming at business operations with Finland. FCCJ also accepts individual
- Kymenlaakso Chamber of Commerce
The main purpose for Kymenlaakso Chamber of Commerce is to promote the basic
conditions of commerce and industry in Kymenlaakso and to look after the general common
interests. Kymenlaakso Chamber of Commerce operates in region of 12 municipalities in
southeast Finland: Virolahti, Hamina, Kotka, Pyhtää, Miehikkälä, Anjalankoski,
Elimäki, Valkeala, Kouvola, Kuusankoski, Iitti and Jaala. The office is situated in
Kotka. Kymenlaakso Chamber of Commerce has nearly 400 member companies and organization
representing wide range of trade and industry.
Chamber of Commerce
covers the regions of Central Ostrobothnia, Ostrobothnia in the Westcoast of
Finland. Members are about 1000 which employ about 60% of the workforce in the regions.
Ostrobothnia Chamber of Commerce has three offices: Kokkola, Pietarsaari and Vaasa
- The South-Karelia Chamber of Commerce
As a regional Chamber of Commerce our organisation consists of business
experts of various origin, which act as the voice of the whole business sector; both
nationally and internationally. The organisation represents the entire business sector,
regardless of the company´s size or line of business. The aim of the South-Karelia
Chamber of Commerce is to make the southeastern part of Finland a good location for
corporate activity. We monitor all the significant developments that affect or define our
region´s relative standing in the surrounding world.
- South Ostrobothnia
chamber of commerce
one of the 21 regional Chambers of Commerce in Finland. It's main activities
is to promote and support the economic life of South Ostrobothnia by representing a wide
spectrum of local enterprises.
Tampere is the largest inland city in the Nordic countries and a traditional
centre of Finnish industry. Today, Tampere is best known for its high tech and extensive
know-how in various fields. Sophisticated high tech applications characterise not only the
more expertise-intensive industries but also so-called traditional industries and
chamber of commerce
The Tampere Region, the operating area of Tampere CCI, is a strong and
progressing Finnish economic region that has for years been growing faster than the
national growth rate. The region has a diverse economic structure with a healthy and solid
foundation. The industrial heritage of the Tampere Region is founded particularly on the
metal and paper industries that have advanced the development of a wide range of
subcontracting businesses. The recent strong development of the region mainly comes from
the growth of hich technology businesses in particular the ICT branch as
well as the development of the service structure and service companies in the region. In
addition to telecommunications, other technology expertise areas in the Tampere Region
include automation and health care technology.
Promoting business between Finland and Japan, and acting as a base and
support for Finnish companies established in Japan. Founded in 1994, we have introduced a
number of Finnish companies on the Japanese market and involved in several projects
promoting Finland in Japan, most notably the "Finland in Nagano" project, were
we acted as initiator and project leaders in Japan.
- Aktia Savings Bank plc
Was created out of the merger between the Savings Bank of Helsinki and a
number of coastal savings banks between 1991 and 1992. The Savings Bank of Helsinki was
founded in 1826 and is Finland's oldest deposit-taking bank. Aktia was formed into a
limited liability company in 1993 and now has 62 branches and 4 service outlets. In
conjunction with its extensive network of allied savings banks and local co-operative
banks, Aktia can operate through more than 390 branches. Aktia is primarily a local retail
bank. It also operates as an authorised securities broker and has a comprehensive network
of global correspondent banks. It is approved by the Bank of Finland as a money market
counterparty and is party to the Bank of Finland's liquidity and cheque account
facilities. Aktia functions as the central financial institution for the savings banks and
local co-operative banks in Finland. It is owned by Finnish savings bank foundations,
FöreningsSparbanken Swedbank, Finnish institutions, Finnish savings banks and private
The Bank of Finland is Finland's central bank and a member of the European
System of Central Banks (ESCB). Under the Finnish constitution, the Bank of Finland
operates under the guarantee and supervision of Parliament. Parliament appoints the
nine-member Parliamentary Supervisory Council to supervise the Bank's administration and
activities. The Board is responsible for the administration of the Bank of Finland. The
Board consists of the Chairman (Governor) and a maximum of five other members, appointed
by the President of the Republic in response to a presentation by the Council of State,
which is based on a proposal by the Parliamentary Supervisory Council of the Bank of
savings banks group
Consists of 40 savings banks, of which each operates on it's own region and
is an independent legal entity. However savings banks share common inheritance and common
way to operate. The basic strategy is to serve regional clients on banks own region.
Savings banks have always put emphasis on promoting personal savings. Savings banks offer
full range of banking services concentrating on households and small and medium sized
enterprises. For that reason basic financial services are different kinds of savings
accounts, loans and electronic payment services. Finnish savings banks market share is
about 8,5 % measured by deposits. Savings banks position is strong especially on
households and agriculture.
- Nordea Bank Finland
Nordea Bank Finland Plc is part of the Nordea Group. It engages in banking in
Finland, developing and marketing financing products and services to personal customers,
companies, corporations and the public sector. The bank has a leading position on the
Finnish money and capital markets, and it has approximately 3.3 million customers.
Nordea's netbank is the best-known e-banking service in Finland with some 1.2 million
users. Nordea Bank Finland and its subsidiaries have 10 000 employees. A significant part
of Nordea Bank Finland's retail banking operations is a large branch network. Personal and
corporate customers are served locally at roughly 400 places of business.
was established in 1902 and is listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Our
strong financial development during the last few years has been noted by all the leading
rating agencies. OKO Bank's four divisions are Corporate Banking, Investment Banking,
Retail Banking and Group Treasury. OKO Bank Consolidated consists of the parent bank OKO
Bank, the subsidiaries Okopankki Oyj, Opstock Ltd and OKO Venture Capital Ltd, as well as
OKO Bank's representative offices abroad.
HEX Integrated Markets, division of OMHEX, is the largest securities market
in northern Europe. Through its exchange operations within Stockholmsbörsen, HEX
Helsinki, HEX Tallinn and HEX Riga it offers investors access to 80 per cent of the Nordic
and Baltic equity market and operates the central securities depositories in Finland,
Estonia and Latvia.
- Restel hotels and restaurants
With a turnover of EUR 202.2 million in 2002, Finland's largest hotel &
restaurant company Restel Oy Ltd employs approximately 3000 professionals in close to 280
establishments around the country. Our three well-known hotel chains, Cumulus, Rantasipi
and Ramada serve you in 39 hotels found both in cities and close to our beautiful nature.
Restel also operates the Holiday Inn Garden Court Hotel at Helsinki Vantaa Airport and the
Holiday Inn Helsinki City Centre downtown.
Finnair Group operations cover the following areas: scheduled passenger
traffic and leisure traffic, technical and ground handling operations, catering, travel
agencies as well as travel information and reservation services. The number of personnel
of Finnair Group is approximately 10 000. The subsidiaries provide air traffic support
services or operate in closely related areas. Finnair's major shareholder is the Finnish
government with a 58.4 per cent holding. Finnair flies to 16 destinations within Finland.
The domestic flight network is one of the densest in the world in relation to
population.The Finnair fleet comprises approximately 60 aircraft: Boeing MD-11 wide-body
aircraft for long haul service, Airbus A321, A320 and A319 as well as Boeing MD-82/83
aircraft for European and domestic trunk routes, ATR 72 turbo prop aircraft for domestic
and Baltic feeder traffic and Boeing 757 aircraft for leisure operations.
- Finland travel guide
A huge selection of services from the whole country in Finland Travel Guide,
useful information and links for travel within Finland, handy hints and tips about various
of Hamina Ltd.
The fifth largest common seaport in Finland with annual traffic of 5 million
tonnes of cargo. The port is highly specialised in forest products, containers and liquid
bulk. The traffic consists of forest industry exports (49% of cargo tonnes in 2002) and
forest industry related imports (3%). Out of all cargo tonnes, 17% is Unitised cargo.
Liquid bulk export is the main cargo group in transit traffic (transit 24% of total cargo
tonnes) from Russia, while the typical imported transit is usually containerised general
cargo. Liquid bulk accounted for 34% of total cargo tonnes handled in the port in 2002.
Domestic trade of liquid bulk is 9% of the total cargo volume.
- Port of Hanko
The location of the Port of
Hanko on the southernmost cape in Finland is excellent. Due to the southerly location, the
harbour is free of ice for most of the year. The harbour is easily approached from the
Baltic sea lanes and offers the fastest shipping connections for cargo and passengers
between Finland and Continental Europe. From the continental point of view, Finland begins
in Hanko - in fact in the Port of Hanko. Further, the port offers a direct link to the
national road and rail network. The new highway leading to the Port of Hanko was opened in
October 2001. The goods to and from the port can now be transported flexibly and safely
without traffic jams. The railroad leading to the harbour has been repaired and improved.
An effective and secure harbour at your service. The Port of Hanko is specialized in paper
export, container and trailer traffic, passenger dispatch and car import. We focus on a
co-operative and reliable service, quality and security.
Information site with articles about the Finns, origins, forest, water and
The new Web site of the Association of Finnish Local and Regional
Authorities. The site gives you information about the role of local and regional
authorities in Finland and about the services they offer.
There are 444 towns and cities in Finland. The annual budgets of all local and joint
authorities put together exceed 27 billion euros. As many as 422,000 employees provide
services for local residents. Finnish local authorities enjoy a strong, self-governing
status and have the right
to levy taxes.
Lahti Fair Ltd. (Lahden Messut Oy) has organized fairs and exhibitions
professionally since 1966. Lahti Fair is known for its international, as well as special
trade fairs. As the organiser, Lahti Fair´s aim is to help its customers develop
productive business by arranging high-quality trade fairs and supporting events. The
location of Lahti is excellent for a trade fair venue. 2.5 million consumers live within a
radius of 100 km.