Germany’s 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall: how does the joint culture and economic look like?

The wages actually paid in the East, even 28 years after the end of the state separation, are only 82 percent of the West's level.
Published at 30.09.2019 | Ruth Zerbe

Ukraine and other CEE countries as global software R&D paradise

Ukraine knows how to astonish the world: recent presidential election brought as the winner young comedian with no party affiliation neither political experience and whose presidential campaign was entirely virtual
Published at 29.04.2019 | Oksana Dugert

Investment opportunities for Finish SME´s in Sweden

There are always areas that are lucrative for investments and expansion. As long as you are aware of the current social-economic situation in the market of your interest.
Published at 18.12.2018

Russia: opportunity worth trying

Manufacturers of cheese are not satisfied with the quality and availability of the main ingredient - fresh milk.
Published at 29.10.2018 | Zhanna Malinovskaya

Business flavour in Italy and Spain – a personalised view

There is a tendency to categorize people of specific geographical origin into cultural groups – for example Scandinavians/Nordics as one, Mediterranean countries as another.
Published at 25.06.2018 | Isabel Wilkins

Intercultural competence as powerful recourse for growth

In Germany, punctuality is expected, but in Spain, for example, one quarter of an hour late is still on time.
Published at 28.05.2018 | Ruth Zerbe

Manufacturing of electronical and electrical equipment in Estonia

The sector of manufacturing electronic and electrical equipment is one of the fastest growing industries in Estonia.
Published at 26.03.2018 | Fred Rohula

How to build a relationship of trust

It is common knowledge that stable trusting relationships with partners are of crucial importance in conducting business. How can you find a company or a person with whom you can set up and develop business in another country?
Published at 28.02.2018 | Zhanna Malinovskaya

Looking into Russia

This year, 2017, is a significant one for both Finland and Russia: Finland celebrates 100 years of independence, and Russia - of the October revolution. It is not much of celebration in Russia though, but an important historical date.
Published at 27.11.2017

Looking for Business in the Baltics

The Baltic States, i.e. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, are doing pretty well economically. According to Eurostat, GDP growth in Q1/2017 was 4% in Estonia, 4% in Latvia and 4.1% in Lithuania compared to the same period in 2016.
Published at 26.06.2017 | Fred Rohula

Some positive signals in Russia

2015 Russia produced, for the first time, more cereal crops than the United States. Russian farmers still struggle with the production of vegetables and milk.
Published at 06.06.2017

Business Oppurtunities in Kazakhstan

There are several large infrastructure projects that inject optimism into the forecast.
Published at 28.04.2017 | Zhanna Malinovskaya

Moscow roads

The municipal authorities in Moscow have an ambitious plan to make the city tourist-friendly and to improve the quality of life for ordinary Muscovites.
Published at 28.02.2017 | Zhanna Malinovskaya