Helsinki, May 31, IRNA -- Iran-Finland Business Forum opened in Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, late on Tuesday in presence of some 310 economic activists.
Heads of the Iranian and Finnish chambers of commerce and the Iranian foreign minister and his Finnish counterpart are scheduled to deliver lectures to the event.
The Forum aims to introduce Iran's new commercial opportunities to the Finnish economic activists.
Iran's politico-economic delegation embarked on the European tour of Poland, Finland, Sweden and Latvia on Sunday. They arrived in Helsinki last night after they visited Warsaw.
Finland's exports stood at $66.9 billion which included machinery, optical electronic equipment, transportation equipment, chemicals, ironware, wood and paper exported to Germany, Sweden, Russia, the US, Holland, Britain and China.
The country's imports hit $58.05 billion in 2015. They included foodstuffs, oil and oil products, computer, textiles and cereals from Sweden, Germany, Russia, Holland and Denmark.
Iran's exports to Finland were $298,000 and imports stood at $24,596,000. Iran's major exports include carpet, nuts, melon, furniture, glass while imports include machinery, nuclear reactors, electronic equipment, pharmaceuticals, paper and wood.
Iranian politico-economic delegation will leave Helsinki tonight for Sweden.