World Economic Outlook, Dag Lindskog (Swedish version) World Economic Outlook, Dag Lindskog (Swedish version)
Success story: Finnish company exports solar energy know-how to Egypt Success story: Finnish company exports solar energy know-how to Egypt

GreenEnergy Finland is helping Egypt increase the use of renewable energies. Support from Finnpartnership gave the company a head start. Read more

EEP: CALL FOR PROPSALS - CFP-8, Apply before August 31st, 2017 (extension of deadline) EEP: CALL FOR PROPSALS - CFP-8, Apply before August 31st, 2017 (extension of deadline)

The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with the Mekong Region – EEP Mekong, funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, aims to improve access to sustainable energy in the EEP Mekong partner countries Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Read more

EEP: Grant Facility for Project Preparation Support - EEP Mekong Programme, Apply before December 31st, 2017 EEP: Grant Facility for Project Preparation Support - EEP Mekong Programme, Apply before December 31st, 2017

EEP Mekong Programme has developed and introduced a new tool to support project developers in the Mekong region in their efforts to deploy clean energy. With this new grant facility EEP Mekong offers financial support to prepare projects for investment, thru funding of feasibility studies with focus on clean energy projects for both the public and private sectors. Read more

NCF to launch new call for proposals, August 28th - September 29th, 2017 NCF to launch new call for proposals, August 28th - September 29th, 2017

Do you also have a great business idea? The Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th call for proposals will be open from 28 August to 29 September 2017. The theme for this year’s call is Climate as Business – Testing innovative green business concepts. Read more


  • Growth from developing markets - Application workshops 2017

    Enter the developing markets using Finnpartnership support funds and business network. Finnpartnership is offering 10 workshops for Finnish companies in 2017. The workshops discuss the Finnpartnership support fund application process and introduce African, Asian, and Latin American companies that are currently seeking business partners in Finland. Read more

  • Women Advancing Africa Forum, August 10th - 12th, 2017, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    In August 2016, the Graca Marcel Trust announced the launch of a Pan-African platform to showcase women’s contributions and leadership on issues around the economic and social progress of women in Africa. WAA is a one-of-a-kind forum to bring together prominent women in business, investors, along with women innovators, scientists, academics, political leaders, philanthropists, civil society and global thought leaders and shapers for focused discussions on a range of pertinent issues to promote the economic advancement of African women. Read more

  • Seminar on Latin America & Caribbean, August 28th, 2017, Helsinki

    Please, save this date in your calendar. We will send you more information on the seminar after the summer holidays. Seminar is offered free of charge but requires a pre-registration; you can register already now via the link provided above. The seminar language is English. Read more

  • Team Finland visit to the Republic of South Africa, September 12th - 15th, 2017

    Join the business delegation and travel to South Africa with Mr. Petri Peltonen, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland, and discover the business opportunities South Africa has to offer your company. Read more

  • Team Finland Visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan, September 6th - 8th, 2017

    Join the business delegation and travel to Kazakhstan with Mr. Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister for Housing, Energy and the Environment of Finland. Read more

  • Team Finland Visit to the Republic of Mozambique and the Republic of Zambia, September 4th - 8th, 2017

    Discover the business opportunities in Mozambique and Zambia! Join the business delegation with Mr. Jari Lindström, Minister of Employment of Finland. Read more

  • Team Finland visit to Mexico, September 25th - 29th, 2017

    Mexico is the 12th largest economy of the world. Travel to Mexico with Mr. Markku Keinänen, Under-Secretary of State for External Economic Relations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and discover the business opportunities Mexico has to offer. Read more

  • Empowering Women in Trade in East Africa Project, September 11th-16th, 2017, Uganda, Rwanda

    The International Trade Centre (ITC), the joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization is pleased to invite you to attend a unique business event, where your company can establish strong linkages with women-owned businesses. As part of the ‘Empowering Women in Trade in East Africa’ Project, ITC will be organising an In-ward Trade mission of international buyers to develop business partnerships in the tourism sector in Rwanda and Uganda. Read more

  • World Export Development Forum 2017, October 25th - 26th, 2017, Budapest, Hungary

    The 17th edition of the World Export Development Forum (WEDF) in Budapest, Hungary explores how trade can be a force for good at a time when global challenges – economic, social and environmental – are changing the way trade works. Read more

  • Team Finland Visit to Colombia, October 23 - 25th, 2017

    Looking for new business opportunities in Colombia? Join the Team Finland visit with Mr. Juha Sipilä, Prime Minister of Finland and discover new business opportunities Colombia has to offer! Read more

  • NCF road show with Team Finland, August 17th, 2017

    The Nordic Climate Facility will present its 7th call for proposals through a road show in the Nordic countries. The theme of this year’s call is “Climate As Business – Testing innovative green business concepts”. The call will be open for applications from 28 August to 29 September 2017. Read more

  • Snowman Run 2017, October 15th, Bhutan

    The designated route for 2017 starts at Sephu and ends at Gasa hot springs. This provides a road to road ending that can provide much needed logistical support to tired race participants as well as improved media coverage and spectator attendance. However the route each year should be considered for changes depending on feedback to better meet the main objective of the Snowman Run. Read more

  • Developing Country Database has been updated


    The Horn of Africa: The Latest Horn briefing – a weekly publication by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on issues surrounding the Horn of Africa. Read more


    Please find enclosed note from the Embassy of Argentina and information prepared by the Argentina Ministry of Transport informing about the tenders planned for the period 2017-2019. Read more


    Read the latest Chile en la semana. Read more

  • Help with identifying business partnerships: business and cooperation initiatives

    With the help of Finnpartnership’s Matchmaking Service, companies and organisations in Finland and in developing countries can seek out new cooperation opportunities and business partners. Matcmaking Service is offered free of charge.

    Finnpartnership offers companies the opportunity to post information on their business initiatives in the Partner Search database, which may help in finding a suitable business partner for their project. Among others, the companies below are searching for potential partners.

    In particular cases, Finnish companies can apply for Business Partnership Support in order to map the co-operation possibilities.

  • Most recently registered companies to Matchmaking Service

  • Finnpartnership offers financial support for business initiatives in Asia, Africa and Latin America

    Business Partnership Support is financial support for Finnish companies and other organisations. Companies can apply for a grant type of financial support through the Business Partnership Support Facility for the feasibility, planning and implementation phases of commercially viable activities aimed at economic cooperation in developing countries.

    The Business Partnership Support covers 30-85 % of the budgeted approved and incurred expenses depending on the size of the applicant company (SME/large) and the development status of the project target country. The maximum amount of Business Partnership Support is 200 000 / 400 000 euros. Read more

  • PERUMIN - Mining Convention, September 18th - 22nd, 2017, Peru

    The Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers PERUMIN – 33rd Mining Convention, biennial event which aims to strengthen the professional development of its participants through the dissemination of new knowledge resulting from research, innovation and application of technology in the mining operation, promoting good practice in the sector. Read more

  • Team Finland Visit to the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Argentine Republic, October 30th - November 3rd, 2017

    Travel to Brazil and Argentina with Mr. Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland and discover business opportunities in communications and education markets that Brazil and Argentina have to offer for your company! Read more

  • Trade for Sustainable Development Forum 2017, September 25th - 29th, Geneva, Switzerland

    The Trade for Sustainable Development Forum is one of the leading events focused on how voluntary sustainability standards can support sustainable value chains. Organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC), the fourth T4SD Forum will explore the notion of partnership and the different dynamics underlying existing and emerging models of collaboration in the sustainability landscape. Read more