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Two years have passed under the pandemic, which has shaken the world economy. The business landscape has stabilized to a kind of "new normal" at least here in China. Government's zero tolerance for Covid -cases has helped China's economy to recover from the initial shock at the beginning of the pandemic outbreak faster than in other countries. But is it turning against itself now when other world is opening to normal business and China still stays closed?


This year's Finnish Business Confidence Survey with a record amount of 145 companies across China were participating and providing insights on the market conditions and expectations for 2022. The record amount of participants in the survey makes it the most comprehensive Finnish Business Confidence Survey in China to date, highlighting the importance of peer review and challenges companies face while operating in this uncertain economic situation.


The 2022 Finnish Business Confidence Survey was carried out simultaneously by Finnish Business Councils in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, and FinnCham in Hong Kong, and to better understand the business environment for Finnish and Finland-related companies in Greater China. This year also Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland participated in the questionnaire formulating by adding few questions.


TIME: March 23 at 3-4:45 pm China Standard Time, 9-10:45 am Finland Time. Online link will be sent together with the registration confirmation.


The launch event will be opened by Ambassador Leena-Kaisa Mikkola. Event will be hosted in cooperation with Finnish Business Council Shanghai, and Nordic Match, which has analyzed the results. Analysis will be presenter by Nordic Match Partner Tony Wang. After result analysis we have organized a panel discussion to reflect on the results.


The panel will be moderated by Satu Kalliokulju, Senior Adviser, Foresight Asia at Business Finland, and the panelists include Xiaofeng Liang, President at Metso:Outotec China, Olli Osara, CEO at Valio China, and Daniel Chen, Senior Vice President at Huhtamaki.

Mar 23, 2022

3 PM - 4:45 PM (GMT+8)

Agenda

  • 3 PM - 3:05 PMWelcome
    3:05 PM - 3:15 PMGreetings from Ambassador Leena-Kaisa Mikkola

    Leena-Kaisa Mikkola

    Ambassador at Embassy of Finland Beijing

    3:15 PM - 3:45 PMAnalysis of survey results

    Tony Wang

    Partner at Nordic Match

    3:45 PM - 4:25 PMPanel session
    Moderator: Satu Kalliokulju, Business Finland
    Panelists: Susanna Patja, Nokia Shanghai Bells, Olli Osara, Valio China, and Daniel Chen, Huhtamaki China

    Satu Kalliokulju

    Senior Adviser, Foresight Asia at Business Finland

    Olli Osara

    CEO of Valio China

    Daniel Chen

    Senior Vice President at Huhtamaki China

    Xiaofeng LIANG

    President at Metso:Outotec

    4:25 PM - 4:45 PMQ & A

Speakers

  • Leena-Kaisa Mikkola (Ambassador at Embassy of Finland Beijing)

    Leena-Kaisa Mikkola

    Ambassador at Embassy of Finland Beijing

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  • Tony Wang (Partner at Nordic Match)

    Tony Wang

    Partner at Nordic Match

  • Satu Kalliokulju (Senior Adviser, Foresight Asia at Business Finland)

    Satu Kalliokulju

    Senior Adviser, Foresight Asia at Business Finland

  • Xiaofeng LIANG (President at Metso:Outotec)

    Xiaofeng LIANG

    President at Metso:Outotec

  • Olli Osara (CEO of Valio China)

    Olli Osara

    CEO of Valio China

  • Daniel Chen (Senior Vice President at Huhtamaki China)

    Daniel Chen

    Senior Vice President at Huhtamaki China

Tickets

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