Work, Entrepreneurship and Trade and Industry


TornioHaparanda is known for its strong and constantly developing business life. The areas of expertise of the companies operating in the region include, for instance, the metal industry, wood products industry, food and textile industry as well as trade and tourism. The biggest employers include Outokumpu, the Nanso Group and IKEA. Nearly 3 million visitors pay a visit to the trading centre in the border region annually. Thanks to the excellent geographic location, the city offers natural prerequisites for new transport and logistic services. Approximately 14 million people travel through the border crossing points of TornioHaparanda every year.

Thanks to its strong border expertise and excellent location, the area is one of the most potential growth areas in the Barents Region! 


Working in Finland

Employment and Economic Development Office

Suomi.fi - One address for citizens services


Working in the Nordic Countries

Norden - Official co-operation in The Nordic region

Crossborder Tornedalen


City of Tornio - Business development and Business services

Team Botnia Oy - Business Development Company

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