Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)


Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) is the leading business organization in Finland. Our main task is to create an internationally attractive and competitive business environment for companies operating in Finland.

We represent and defend the interests of the Finnish business community – both on the national level, as well as in the EU. We are engaged in dialogue and cooperation in all subjects relevant to our members such as corporate legislation, taxation, trade policy, innovation environment, SME entrepreneurship and climate politics. Furthermore, we are centrally involved in labour markets together with our member associations.

EK represents the entire private sector and companies of all sizes:

  • 27 member associations
  • 16,000 member companies across all business sectors
  • Member companies produce over 70% of Finland’s GDP and
    over 95% of exports
  • Member companies employ 950,000 workers

EK’s organization consists of 160 professionals, located in our Helsinki headquarters and  in Brussels office.

EK is a member of BUSINESSEUROPE, the European-level association for employers, commerce and industry. We are also active in the OECD and the ILO.

Contact us

Confederation of Finnish Industries EK

Eteläranta 10, 00130 Helsinki, Finland

P.O.Box 30, FI-00131 Helsinki, Finland

Tel +358 9 42020 Fax + 358 9 4202 2299


EK Brussels

172, Avenue de Cortenbergh

B-1000 Bruxelles, Belgique
Tel +32 471 243 189
Fax +32 2 223 0805
Tel 09 4202 3333 (from Finland)