Finland | Economy remains resilient with growth seen, but downside risks are rising
Finland’s GDP in the last few quarters has been revised up slightly, lifting our growth forecast for 2021. High-frequency indicators show that the economy remains resilient amid mounting downside risks related to supply-chain bottlenecks and surging energy prices.
What you will learn:
- Q2 GDP grew by 2.2% q/q according to the latest estimate, while previous quarters were also revised up.
- Fixed investment was up by 1.2% in Q2, driven by private sector investment, resulting in an upward revision for this and next year.
- Inflation ticked up to 2.5% in September, below many European peers.
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