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Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)

Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) is the leading business organization in Finland. EK represents interests of Finnish business on national, EU and international levels. EK represents over 15.000 companies of all sizes with 20 sectoral organizations. EK offices are located in Helsinki and in Brussels and is a member of BusinessEurope/EU, IOE/ILO and BIAC/OECD. EK agenda covers company & tax laws, IPR & innovation, labour & skills, SMEs, energy & climate as well as international trade including EU-China and Finland-China trade relations. EK is co-chairing the Finland-China Innovative Business Committee.

Data point of the week

964bn USD

Exports from the PRC to BRI countries in the first half of 2023, exceeding PRC exports to the US, Europe or Japan for the first time. (Bloomberg, Silk Road Briefing)