On 13 April, the Government reached agreement on the General Government Fiscal Plan for 2019–2022. The Plan includes the central government spending limits decision and Finland’s Stability Programme. The Stability Programme will be submitted to the European Commission.
In its latest Economic Survey of Finland, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) assesses the economy, employment and the structure of taxation and social security, among other things. The Economic Survey was presented by OECD Deputy Secretary-General Mari Kiviniemi at the publication launch in Helsinki on Wednesday 28 February.
Photos of the publication launch (Flickr)
The Budget Review summarizes the central elements of the proposal.
The Finnish economy will grow by 2.6 per cent in 2018 according to the forecast of the Ministry of Finance.
Outlook and challenges for Finland´s public finances
The situation in public finances and the labour market at the halfway point of the government term.