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Base rate is kept at −0.50 percent

Ministry of Finance
Publication date 9.12.2021 10.04
Press release

The Ministry of Finance has set the base rate to −0.50 percent as of 1 January 2022 until the end of June 2022. The base rate has been at −0.50 percent since 1 January 2021.

The base rate, calculated twice a year, is determined based on the average for the 12-month market interest rate quoted over the three months prior to the rate being set. The Ministry of Finance sets the base rate to the nearest one quarter of a percentage point.


Markku Puumalainen, Senior Ministerial Adviser, tel. +358 2955 30206, markku.puumalainen(at)

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