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Profile of registrant

Finland Chamber of Commerce (Keskuskauppakamari)

Identification number in the register: 5552918474-13
Registration date: 07/10/08 07:07:48

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/09/14 14:06:55
The date of the last annual update was 10/09/14 14:06:55

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Finland Chamber of Commerce (Keskuskauppakamari)
Legal status: Registered association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Risto E. J. Penttilä
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Leena Linnainmaa
Position: Deputy Chief Executive

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 17 Aleksanterinkatu 
P.O. box: POB 1000
Helsinki 00101
Telephone number: (+358) 942426200
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Finland Chamber of Commerce is a national body for co-operation of Finland's nineteen independent regional Chambers of Commerce in Finland. The Chambers of Commerce have 19,000 companies or organizations as their members, representing all the fields and branches of trade and industry. Most of the members are small or medium-sized enterprises. Companies have the opportunity to influence their business environment in the committees of Chambers of Commerce which introduce and stress the point of view of businesses in the proposals for bills concerning trade and industry.

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Finland Chamber of Commerce promotes entrepreneurship and a favourable business environment in Finland and coordinates the operations of the nineteen independent regional Chambers of Commerce in Finland. The 19 Finnish Chambers of Commerce have approximately 19,000 member companies.
Finland Chamber of Commerce ensures self-regulation in business; offers services related to, for example, dispute resolution, goods inspection and property valuation, as well as issues recommendations concerning corporate governance and awards Medals of Merit. The Auditing Board of Finland Chamber of Commerce authorises and oversees auditors.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 10
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Finland Chamber of Commerce is a member of Eurochambres. Eurochambres is a co-operation body and network of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The operations of Finland Chamber of Commerce are based on Act on Chambers of Commerce of 2002.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.