Merikasarmi, PO Box 176, 00023 Government, Finland
Switchboard: +358 295 16001
Contact information

Trade Policy Unit

The Trade Policy Unit is responsible for the following issues:

  • preparation and coordination of EC trade policy
  • issues related to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) if they do not fall under the responsibility of other Units, including agriculture, services, trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights, public procurement, dispute settlement
  • other issues related to the EC’s common trade policy if they do not fall under the responsibility of other Units
  • the OECD’s Trade Committee and its Working Parties
  • provision of expert advice to and support for the Department for the Americas and Asia in trade policy issues
  • agreements on the promotion and protection of investments
  • trade and competition, trade and investments, trade and the environment, special and differential treatment of developing countries, and trade and labour standards in the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  • trade policy issues related to developing countries
  • the OECD in so far as the issues do not fall under the responsibility of some other Unit
  • trade policy concerning international forest and climate issues
  • provision of expert advice to and support for the Department for Africa and the Middle East in trade policy issues
  • other responsibilities of the Department unless they fall under the responsibility of some other Unit

Fax:

  • fax +358 9 160 555 76

E-mail:

Visiting address:

Laivastokatu 22 G MKG 2
00160 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Trade Policy Unit
PO Box 428
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Personnel

Pasi-Heikki Vaaranmaa
  • Director
  • tel. work +358 295 351 700
Marja Kuosmanen
  • Desk Officer, EU trade policy
  • tel. work +358 295 350 110
Johanna Ala-Nikkola
  • Desk Officer, external economic relations
  • tel. work +358 295 351 122
Aino Friman
  • Commercial Secretary
  • tel. +358 295 351 107
Petteri Kotilainen
  • Desk Officer
  • tel. +358 295 351 719
Mary-Anne Nojonen
  • Commercial Counsellor
  • tel. work +358 295 351 494
Maria Pohjanpalo
  • Commercial Counsellor
  • tel. work +358 295 351 277
Leena Ritola
  • Counsellor
  • Desk Officer, World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • tel. work +358 295 351 524
Malena Sell
  • Commercial Secretary
  • tel. work +358 295 351 860
Tiina Sorsimo
  • Desk Officer, EU trade policy
  • tel. work +358 295 351 864
Mika Vehnämäki
  • Commercial Counsellor
  • tel. work +358 295 350 984
Kent Wilska
  • Commercial Counsellor
  • tel. work +358 295 351 522
Jaana Avci
  • Assistant
  • tel. work +358 295 351 106
Ville Ilander
  • Assistant
  • tel. work +358 295 351 813
Joonas Könttä
  • Attaché
  • tel. work +358 295 350 045
Risto Rajala
  • Trainee
  • tel. work +358 295 350 207
E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.

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Updated 12/14/2017

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