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Sakari Suoninen

As Russian food import ban bites, trucks lose, shipping wins

Aug 19 2014

LONDON/HELSINKI/COPENHAGEN Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food imports.

As Russian food import ban bites, trucks lose, shipping wins

Aug 19 2014

LONDON/HELSINKI/COPENHAGEN Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food imports.

EU sanctions on Russia could be gradually eased - Finland Foreign Minister

Aug 08 2014

HELSINKI The European Union could gradually ease its sanctions on Russia if Moscow works to de-escalate the Ukraine crisis, Finland's foreign minister said in an interview on Friday.

INTERVIEW-EU sanctions on Russia could be gradually eased -Finland Foreign Min

Aug 08 2014

HELSINKI, Aug 8 The European Union could gradually ease its sanctions on Russia if Moscow works to de-escalate the Ukraine crisis, Finland's foreign minister said in an interview on Friday.

Finland fears sanctions crisis as Putin curbs food imports

Aug 06 2014

ESPOO Finland/MOSCOW Finland warned on Wednesday that Russian retaliation against EU sanctions could push its economy into crisis, while President Vladimir Putin ordered curbs on food imports from countries that join the Western action over Ukraine.

Russia sanctions could spell economic crisis for Finland - PM

Aug 06 2014

ESPOO Finland Finland could face an economic crisis because of European Union sanctions against Russia and Helsinki will seek financial compensation from the EU if it is disproportionately hit by the measures, its prime minister said on Wednesday.

Russia sanctions could spell economic crisis for Finland: PM

Aug 06 2014

ESPOO Finland Finland could face an economic crisis because of European Union sanctions against Russia and Helsinki will seek financial compensation from the EU if it is disproportionately hit by the measures, its prime minister said on Wednesday.

Nokia's fortunes brighten on heavy network spending

Jul 24 2014

HELSINKI Nokia surprised investors with strong quarterly earnings and raised its full-year profit margin forecast as network operators install more powerful systems to cope with surging mobile data traffic.

Nokia's fortunes brighten on heavy network spending

Jul 24 2014

HELSINKI Nokia surprised investors with strong quarterly earnings and raised its full-year profit margin forecast as network operators install more powerful systems to cope with surging mobile data traffic.

Nokia raises networks outlook after second-quarter profit beats estimates

Jul 24 2014

HELSINKI Finnish telecoms gear maker Nokia on Thursday announced a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit margin in its core networks unit helped by cost cuts and said its full-year expectations had improved.

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