Market Access Unit

The Market Access Unit is responsible for the following issues:

  • trade in goods, including industrial and agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs, and related regulatory matters
  • technical barriers to trade
  • trade facilitation, customs technology questions and rules of origin
  • general market access questions, including coordination of trade barriers work and implementation of trade agreements
  • UK withdrawal from the EU (Brexit), including coordination of the future trade relationship between the EU and the United Kingdom and sectoral liabilities
  • trade policy instruments of protection affecting imports, including anti-dumping and countervailing duties, safeguard measures and the Trade Barriers Regulation (TBR) and the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  • dispute settlement of WTO agreements and bilateral trade agreements, excluding settlement of investment disputes
  • market access questions concerning Russia
  • sectoral trade policy matters (e.g. forests, steel and textiles)
  • internet governance
  • analysis and reporting tasks and legal tasks relating to trade policy as agreed separately.

Email

  • tuo-20@formin.fi

Post address

Market Access Unit
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Eteläesplanadi 4
00130
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Tuuli-Maaria Aalto
Director
  • +358 295 350 633
  • +358 40 352 0463
Ritva Haukijärvi
Ritva Haukijärvi
Commercial Counsellor
  • +358 295 350 097
Heli Honkapää
Commercial Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 455
Lauri Kangasniemi
Commercial Secretary
  • +358 295 535 0262
Kristiina Kauppinen
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 826
Mikko Koivuniemi
Trainee
  • +358 295 535 0558
Juuso Moisander
Commercial Secretary
  • +358 295 350 709
Saara Nikkinen
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 324
  • +358 50 467 8352
Jukka Nikulainen
Counsellor
  • +358 295 350 485
Sara Ohls
Commercial Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 130
Heli Siikaluoma
Commercial Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 133

E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.