Webinar series on DOING BUSINESS IN SOUTH EAST EUROPE - RRF in Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Romania - 16th Feb. 2022
–70 Billion Euro Opportunities from the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility in Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Romania on the 16th February 2022
You are invited to join the discussion on doing business in South East Europe and explore business opportunities in this region!
The webinar will focus on the EU’s Recovery and Recilience Facility (RFF) in Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Romania.
February 16th 2022, 13-14:30h (Finnish time) / 12-13:30h (CET)
Online Event (Microsoft Teams)
The event is free of charge, but registration is required by 14th February 2022. The Teams link will be send to those registered on 15th February 2022.
The Webinar on 16th February 2022, is the second in the series of Doing Business in South East Europe webinars organized in January–May 2022. The webinars will be covering business cases and business opportunities in the following South East European countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Greece, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia. The webinars will bring South East Europe and the business opportunities the region offers closer to the Finnish companies.
South East Europe has steadily growing markets, next to the other European markets where Finnish companies already have more business. During the year 2021, trade and investments were on good track. The expected economic growth for year 2022 is more than 4%. The region has competitive cost structure. Close proximity makes logistics reliable and cost efficient. In the coming years, EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility funding for given countries will be about EUR 70 billion and EU’s funding to Western Balkans countries in question will be about EUR 30 billion. The annual trade with Finland in the region is more than EUR 1 billion and Finnish companies employ about 10 000 people.
What business opportunities EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility offers? What are the main sectors RRF? What Team Finland services are available in the region? These are some the topics which will be discussed in the webinar.
The event is co-organised by the Embassies of Finland in South East Europe, the Enterprise Europe Network, the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, the Finland-Central Eastern European Countries Business Association and Business Finland.
Presentations on Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) will be held by following organisations:
- Business Finland -RRF and Team Finland services
- Embassy of Finland in Croatia –Croatian RRF and Team Finland services in Croatia
- Embassy of Finland in Romania – Romanian RRF and Team Finland services in Romania
- Nokia Networks (Romania) – What business opportunities Romanian RRF could offer
- Embassy of Finland in Greece – Greek RRF and Team Finland services in Greece
- Embassy of Finland in Bulgaria – Bulgarian RRF and Team Finland services in Bulgaria
Participants are invited to interact and send questions via chat throughout the event.
For further information, please contact:
Mr. Janne Sykkö, janne.sykko (a) formin.fi
Ms. Anne Hatanpää, anne.hatanpaa (a) chamber.fi
Ms. Hanna Blomqvist, hanna.blomqvist (a) helsinki.chamber.fi