Official language: Finnish
National Association (NA): Finnish Commerce Federation;
Internet Industry Finland
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Overview of Finnish e-commerce statistics
Online shoppers: 3.3 mn
Average spending per online shopper: €2,170
E-commerce growth in 2015: 9.6%
Standard VAT-rate: 24%
Finnish online population
Finland’s population exists of 4.6 million people, of which 93% uses the internet. 3.3 million of these internet users shop online. These online shoppers or e-shoppers on average spend €2,170 per year.
The Finnish E-commerce sales reached €7.2bn in 2015, which means there has been a 9.6% e-commerce growth. In 2016, the growth is forecast to reach €8.0bn. The VAT-rate in Finland is 24%.
Finnish Commerce Federation
Finnish Commerce Federation is a nationwide lobbying organisation whose mission is to promote Finnish commerce. We work to improve the operating conditions for companies active in wholesale and retail trade, to stimulate co-operation within the sector and to enhance the commercial and employer interests of our members.
We play an important role in the labour market, negotiating collective labour agreements, resolving labour disputes and serving our members in employment issues. Our aim is to increase further the scope and relevance our member services. We maintain a databank on Finnish commerce and publish news about our sector to members.
Become a member!
Becoming a member of the Finnish Commerce Federation has several advantages:
- Free access to the European and Global B2C Ecommerce Light reports
- Participation in all activities, events and conferences
- Receive advice from qualified experts
- Receive negotiation support
- Access to training events