Last updated 01/10/2018 - 11:49
Production growth continues strong
The production of the Helsinki region continued its rapid growth from October to December of last year. The production in the last quarter of the year was, according to estimates, 4% higher than in the previous year. The growth accelerated since the last quarter. Production in the entire country grew approximately 2% from October to December, since last year.
Trade development was strong at the end of last year in almost all industries. Out of the refining industries, construction and manufacturing reported strong growth. Trend development continued positive from October to December in many Helsinki region service sectors: revenue increased significantly in business services, the information and communications sector, the accommodation and restaurant sector, the trade sector and in transport and storage sector.