Twelve companies from Finland led by Nokia are scouting for business and trade opportunities in the Philippines.
Executives of the 12 Finnish firms arrived in the country Monday as a part of the mission organized by the Nordic Business Council of the Philippines, the first in 12 years.
Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland Jan Vapaavuori said “the visit is a timely one as this is the 60th anniversary of Filipino-Finnish diplomatic relations.”
The 12 leading Finnish companies are led by Nokia, a global leader in the field of network infrastructure headquartered in Espoo, Finland. It has over 15 years of presence in the Philippines where it employs 920 employees.
Other companies that joined the Philippine mission are software firm Comptel Corp., Infranet solutions provider Eltel Networks Corp., elevator maker Kone, crane manufacturer Konecranes, training company LS Academy, personnel services unit Opteam, mobile software solutions provider Pajat Solutions Ltd., international consulting and engineering company Pöyry, global industrial machineries manufacturer Sandvik and power solutions provider Wartsila.
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