Statistics Finland - Finnish affiliates abroad 2009 | Finland |
Finnish enterprises around the world: nearly 5,000 affiliates in 120 countries in 2009

Finnish enterprises had business activity in affiliates located in 120 countries in 2009. Measured by the number of personnel, the activity in affiliates abroad concentrated in Europe and Asia. The personnel abroad totalled over 566,000, of whom good one-third worked in old EU countries, one-fifth in Asia and Oceania and one-fifth in new EU countries. Examined by country, the numbers of personnel were the highest in Sweden, Russia, China and Germany. These data were produced by Statistics Finland, and they are based on an inquiry of enterprises.