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Jyrki Katainen

Jyrki Tapani Katainen is the chairman of the Finnish National Coalition Party (Kokoomus) and the current Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister of Finland. Katainen became a member of Siilinjärvi municipal council in 1993. He was elected member of the Finnish Parliament (Eduskunta) from the district of Northern Savonia in 1999, served as the vice-chairman of his party since 2001, becoming its leader in 2004. In the 2007 parliamentary election, the National Coalition led by Katainen won the second place from the Social Democrats. After the election Katainen and his party were criticized, together with the Center Party, for the campaign funding they took from corporate financers. Katainen became the Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister in the new cabinet with Center, National Coalition, Greens, and Swedish People's party. In November 2008, the Financial Times named Katainen as the best finance minister in Europe.
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Finland's Katainen set to replace Rehn at EU till October
2014-06-18
UK-FINLAND-KATAINEN:Finland s Katainen set to replace Rehn at EU till Reuters Jyrki Katainen, Finland's Prime Minister and leader of the National Coalition party, gestures while delivering his farewell speech at the party's congress in Lahti, June 13 ...
(The West Australian)
  1. Katainen to replace Rehn as Finland's commissioner
  2. Katainen takes over as interim commissioner

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Jyrki Katainen, le nouveau Finlandais de la Commission
2014-06-18
Le premier ministre finlandais vient d'annoncer officiellement sa démission. Il devrait représenter la Finlande à la Commission une fois qu'Olli Rehn aura rejoint le Parlement européen. Jyrki Katainen a présenté officiellement sa démission au président ...
(EurActiv France)
  1. Helsinki propose Katainen pour un intérim à la Commission européenne
  2. La Finlande a un nouveau Premier ministre branché et sportif pour gérer sa crise

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Jyrki Katainen vise le poste de Barroso
2014-06-02
Lors du sommet du 27 mai, le premier ministre finlandais, Jyrki Katainen, membre du Parti de la Coalition nationale (affilié au PPE) a déclaré qu'il se préparait à déménager à Bruxelles début juillet s'il était choisi pour succéder à Olli Rehn. « Je ...
(EurActiv France)
  1. Le premier ministre finlandais vise la présidence de la Commission européenne

2013
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Google lifts post-Nokia hopes with Finnish data center investment
2013-11-04
Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen said the move showed the country, with its highly skilled work force, remained competitive. "We have an excellent education system. Finland's strength is in finding creative solutions to global challenges," he said on ...
(Reuters)
  1. Google Taps Video Growth With $608 Million Finnish Investment
  2. Google to Invest E450 Million in Finnish Data Center
  3. Google to increase capacity at Hamina data center

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Katainen: Reilua EU:ta tarvitaan
2013-04-16
Pääministeri Jyrki Katainen (kok.) sanoi puheessaan EU-parlamentille olevansa huolissaan Euroopassa vallitsevasta pessimismistä. Kataisen mukaan EU:ta koskevaa keskustelua hallitsevat ääripäät, kun EU:ssa pitäisi esittää uskottavia ja käytännöllisiä ...
(YLE)
  1. Katainen: EU:n aseteollisuudelle isommat kotimarkkinat

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Katainen nöjd med budgetavtalet
2013-02-08
Idel glada miner - Jyrki Katainen skakade hand med Herman van Rompuy Jyrki Katainen skakade hand med Herman van Rompuy Copyright AFP / Lehtikuva. Statsminister Jyrki Katainen (Saml) är nöjd med det nya budgetavtalet i Bryssel. Han säger att den ...
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  1. Katainen: Uppgörelsen motsvarar förväntningarna

2012
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Finnish PM Jyrki Katainen says not pressing Spain to seek bailout
2012-09-11
MADRID: Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen Tuesday backed Spain in its "unfair" financial crisis and said he would not pressure it to seek a full sovereign bailout. Katainen, addressing a Madrid economic forum before meeting with Prime Minister ...
(Economic Times)
  1. Spain Should Try Avoid Bailout, Finland Says
  2. Finnish PM: Would like to avoid further EU bailouts
  3. Rajoy Says Europe Shouldn't Dictate How Spain Cuts Gap

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Finland Calls for Deeper EU Integration
2012-08-21
Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen said Tuesday that additional action needs to be taken to strengthen the euro and that European Union leaders should be moving toward deeper integration and stronger common rules rather than in different directions.
(Wall Street Journal)
  1. Finnish Euro Skepticism Hides Business Plea to Commit to Bloc

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Katainen Says Euro Zone Has Done What It Can to Help Greece
2012-05-23
The 17-nation euro area has done what it can to aid Greece and the country must stick to the terms of its two European Union-led bailouts, said Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen. “The euro area has done what we have to do and now we are waiting for ...
(Bloomberg)
  1. Finland PM: It's Too Early To Talk About Euro-zone Bonds
  2. Katainen Says Euro Zone Has Done What It Can to Help Greece

2011
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European leaders hash out crisis deal
2011-12-09
By CNNWires @CNNMoney December 9, 2011: 12:36 PM ET Finland Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, France President Nicolas Sarkozy, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso ahead of the summit. ...
(CNN)
  1. Wonkbook: Three questions about the euro deal
  2. Fragile treaty deal confronts referendum threat
  3. Official: eurozone eyes $200 bln in loans to IMF

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Finland falls out of love with EU
2011-09-29
In this May 13, 2011 photo Timo Soini, chairman of the True Finns, left, and Finland's Minister of Economy Jyrki Katainen give interviews in Helsinki, Finland before the meeting of the the Grand Committee to debate Finland's stand on the Portugal ...
(CBS News)
  1. Finland falls out of love with EU
  2. Finland Wants Permanent Rescue Mechanism in Place Next Year
  3. Finland falls out of love with EU

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Finnish Parliament Approves Europe's Expanded Rescue Fund
2011-09-28
The result of Finland's EFSF vote “improves confidence” in Europe's crisis-fighting ability, Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen said in an interview. Finland's collateral demands are likely to be agreed on “within days or weeks,” he said. ...
(BusinessWeek)
  1. Finland approves increase in EU bailout fund
  2. FINLAND APPROVES BOOST TO EUROPEAN BAILOUT FUND
  3. Finland approves increase in EU bailout fund