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Minister of Finance Antti Rinne comments on today’s announcement of the Treasury on the decision by Standard&Poor’s to downgrade Finland’s credit rating

10.10.2014

The credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has downgraded the credit rating for the State of Finland's long-term debt from AAA to AA+ on 10 October 2014.

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Budget review 2015

Budget Proposal for 2015 was given to the Parliament on September 15, 2014. The Budget Review summarizes the central elements of the proposal.

Budget review 2015

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Economic Survey, Autumn 2014

Economic Survey

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Government decided on strengthening implementation of Structural Policy Programme

On Thursday, 28 August, the Government decided in its budget discussions on measures to strengthen the implementation of the Structural Policy Programme.

Press release (Prime Minister's Office)

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Report: Economic effects of Russia sanctions and counter sanctions expected to be limited

"Although the restrictive measures of the EU and other countries and Russia’s import ban will have significant effects on the outlook of certain companies and sectors, their direct effects on the overall economic activity of Russia and its trading partners will be minor, however," is the assessment of a report delivered today to the Government.

Press release (Prime Minister’s Office)

Report

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Government structural reform (www.valtioneuvosto.fi)

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Ministry of Finance informs

Ministry of Finance

The Ministry of Finance is part of the Government. The Ministry prepares economic and fiscal policy, drafts the annual Budget and offers experience in tax policy matters. It is responsible for drafting policy on the financial markets and State employer and human resources policy, and for the overall development of public administration. Moreover, the Ministry is in charge of the legislative and financial requirements of local government functions. It also participates in the work of the European Union and many international organizations.

See also www.government.fi

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