8 Reasons to Do Business in Lapland
Lapland is versatile, international and growing. Our stable business environment, strong expertise, and good networks support business and investments. We have a good reason to say that you should do business here and with us!
1. An excellent location
In Lapland, the entire demand potential of the wide Euro-Arctic region is within reach.
2. A stable operating environment and functional logistics
Finland is a member of the European Union, it is the only Nordic country using the euro, and it has a low corporate tax rate of only 20%. Lapland has five international airports and two harbors. The region’s energy network is reliable and energy costs reasonable. Data transmission is also constantly improving.
3. A truly international region
Lapland’s share of Finland’s goods exports amounts to over 7%. Lapland is also Finland’s forerunner in the tourism industry, along with Helsinki. From an international perspective, Lapland is a trendy and interesting region.
4. World-class natural resources
Forest growth exceeds felling volumes and other types of reduction. The bedrock has the potential for the commercial use of various metals and minerals.
5. Growth in many sectors
The combined turnover of all industries has grown for several years in a row. The most important industries include forestry, metal industry, mining, and tourism.
6. Experts for businesses’ needs
The graduates of the University of Lapland are experts in fields such as education, law, social sciences, and design, while the Arctic Centre is a top-class international hub for multidisciplinary research. The Lapland University of Applied Sciences and the region’s vocational schools provide professionals for the local businesses.
7. Knowledgeable services and established networks
The development units of the municipalities of Lapland are robust experts in their region. They support business growth and help operators find suitable properties, facilities, and co-operation networks. Vital networks and synergies are created by the Chamber of Commerce, entrepreneurs’ associations, as well as excellence and business clusters.
8. First-class living environment
Lapland offers pure nature, versatile services, quality of life and the excellent quality-price ratio of the properties. Not just business, but also people thrive in Lapland.