Does the EU succeed in creating growth with the trade policy?

· 26.02.2014 11:45 - 11:45

The event dealt with Finland’s objectives in the global economy and the on-going negotiations on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the United States.

The seminar was opened by Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, Chairperson of the Grand Committee of the Parliament of Finland and chaired by Timo Soini, Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Finland


Chief Executive Officer Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Geneve
”Key Development Trends in Global Trade”

Under-Secretary of State, External Economic Relations Matti Anttonen, the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
”The Finnish Trade Policy”

Chairperson Juha Marttila, the Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners MTK
Chief Economist Olli Koski, the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK
Chief Policy Adviser Simo Karetie, Confederation of Finnish Industries EK

Executive Director Timo Lappalainen, Service Centre for Development Cooperation KEPA


Director Teija Tiilikainen, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

The seminar languages were Finnish and English. Simultaneous interpretation (Finnish-English-Finnish) was provided. The event had on Twitter the event-specific hashtag #EUkauppakasvu. The seminar webcast is available at: