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

  • +358 9 160 555 76

E-mail

  • tuo-10@formin.fi

Post address

Trade Policy Unit
PO Box 428
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Laivastokatu 22 G MKG 2
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Pasi-Heikki Vaaranmaa
Pasi-Heikki Vaaranmaa
Director
  • +358 295 351 700
Marja Kuosmanen
Desk Officer
EU trade policy
  • +358 295 350 110
Johanna Ala-Nikkola
Desk Officer
external economic relations
  • +358 295 351 122
Aino Friman
Commercial Secretary
  • +358 295 351 107
  • +358 40 820 0801
Petteri Kotilainen
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 719
Mary-Anne Nojonen
Commercial Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 494
Maria Pohjanpalo
Commercial Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 277
Leena Ritola
Counsellor
Desk Officer
World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • +358 295 351 524
Malena Sell
Commercial Secretary
  • +358 295 351 860
Tiina Sorsimo
Desk Officer
EU trade policy
  • +358 295 351 864
Satu Vasamo-Koskinen
Commercial Secretary
  • +358 295 350 020
Mika Vehnämäki
Commercial Counsellor
  • +358 295 350 984
Kent Wilska
Commercial Counsellor
  • +358 295 351 522
Jaana Avci
Assistant
  • +358 295 351 106
Ahti Kaisalmi
Trainee
  • +358 295 350 279
Ville Ilander
Assistant
  • +358 295 351 813
Joonas Könttä
Attaché
  • +358 295 350 045

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