The 2017 export statistics were published on 18 April 2018. In 2017, the Finnish health technology industry continued its growth. The value of exports exceeded two billion euros and the trade surplus was more than a billion euros.
In 2017, exports of health technology products grew by 5.3 % over the previous year to EUR 2.22 billion. Imports grew by 5.5 % to about one billion euros and the sector’s trade surplus passed one billion euros. Health tech continues to be one of the fastest growing tech export sectors in Finland. In the past 20 years, exports by the sector have increased five-fold. The sector employs over 12 000 people in Finland.
More information in our latest publication: Healthtech Finland 2018