Finland is a highly industrialized country with strong international trade, manufacturing, and refining sectors.
The country also has a large service sector. Other large industries include consumer electronics, automotive, chemicals, and the machinery sectors. International trade comprises a third of the Gross Domestic Product.
Finland has a favorable geographic position with a close proximity to Europe, Russia and the Baltic Sea. Finland is the only Scandinavian country that uses the Euro currency, which facilitates and promotes trade with other European nations.