The Government supports the Commission’s proposal for a European digital identity
The Government supports the European Commission’s initiative to create a legislative framework for a European digital identity and a digital identity wallet application.
The Commission’s initiative is in line with Finland’s national preparation.
Recommendation to work remotely continues until the end of September in areas in acceleration or community transmission phase
Timeline of budget preparation for 2022
Timetable for the preparation of the budget proposal:
- Wednesday 11 to Thursday 12 August: Budget session at the Ministry of Finance
- Friday 13 August: The Ministry of Finance will submit its proposal to the Ministries and publish it at budjetti.vm.fi (in Finnish)
- Tuesday 7 to Wednesday 8 September: Government negotiations on the Budget
- Monday 27 September: A debate of the Budget proposal will be held at an extraordinary Ministerial Finance Committee meeting and a government plenary session and the publication at budjetti.vm.fi (in Finnish)
Budget Review 2020
The Budget Review summarizes the central elements of the Government's budget proposal for 2020.
Economic Survey, winter 2020
The Finnish economy will shrink by 3,3 per cent in 2020 and grow by 2,5 per cent in 2021, 2,0 per cent in 2022 and 1,4 per cent in 2023.
Europe 2020 Strategy
The tenth National Reform Programme describes the measures that the Government has initiated to achieve the national targets.
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