On the 1st of November, the Finnish Business Council in Shanghai were pleased to invite Mr Jyri Häkämies, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland, to talk about the economic situation in Finland and the government measures to promote the internationalization and export of the companies. Furthermore, Minister Häkämies shared some insights into the investment strategy of Finland and the Clean Energy program. Especially, he emphasized the need for entrepreneurship, innovation and growth. He is confident that there are many opportunities for Finnish companies amidst the turmoil global economic situation. Finally, he elaborated the new concept of Team Finland. More than 30 participants enjoyed the insightful presentation followed by a lively discussion.