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Finland–Mexico relations

Finland-Mexico relations
Map indicating locations of Finland and Mexico

Finland

Mexico

Finnish-Mexican relations are diplomatic relations between Finland and Mexico. Finland has an embassy in Mexico City.[1] Mexico has an embassy in Helsinki.[2]

History

On 13 July 1920, Mexico recognized the independence of Finland from United Nations.

State visits

In February 1999, Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari paid an official state visit to Mexico.[4]

Trade

In 1997, Mexico signed a Free Trade Agreement with the European Union (which Finland is a member of). Since the implementation of the free trade agreement in 2000, trade between the two nations has increased dramatically. In 2012, two-way trade between Mexico and Finland was $454 million USD. Between 1999-2012, Finnish companies invested over $676 million USD in Mexico. Finland is Mexico fifteenth most important trading partner within the EU.[5]


References

  1. ^ Embassy of Finland in Mexico City (in Finnish, Spanish and Swedish)
  2. ^ Embassy of Mexico in Helsinki (in English and Spanish)
  3. ^ History of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Finland (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Visita de Estado del Presidente de la República de Finlandia (in Spanish)
  5. ^ Trade between Mexico and Finland (in Spanish)
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