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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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Juncker seeks more women for new EU commission: source
2014-07-04
The jockeying began last week with the pick of ex-Finnish premier Jyrki Katainen as interim Economic Affairs Commissioner to replace compatriot Olli Rehn, who left office early to take a seat in the European Parliament. Germany and Austria quickly ...
(Zee News)

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    Katainen to succeed Rehn as commissioner
    2014-06-26
    The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, has decided to assign the duties performed by Olli Rehn as the European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs to the now-former Prime Minister of Finland Jyrki Katainen.
    (Helsinki Times)
    1. Outgoing Finland PM named to key EU economics post

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    Jyrki Katainen siirtyy talouskomissaariksi lokakuuhun saakka
    2014-06-25
    Olli Rehn irtisanoutui talouskomissaarin tehtävästä sen jälkeen, kun hänet valittiin europarlamentaarikoksi. Katainen on ollut Suomen ehdokas Rehnin tilalle. Katainen hoitaa tehtävää näillä näkymin lokakuun loppuun, jolloin uuden komission on tarkoitus ...
    (Helsingin Sanomat)
    1. Barroso teki Jyrki Kataisesta talouskomissaarin
    2. EU:n komissio hyväksyi Kataisen pätkäkomissaariksi

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    Jyrki Katainen Becomes Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs
    2014-06-25
    Former Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen becomes the new European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, said EC president Jose Barroso. Katainen, will replace Olli Rehn who resigned from his position as a European Commissioner in ...
    (Novinite.com)
    1. Outgoing Finland PM appointed to key EU economics post
    2. Barroso confirms former Finnish PM Katainen as Economics Commissioner
    3. Ex Finnish PM Katainen Becomes EU Commissioner For Economic, Monetary ...

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    New Finnish government after prime minister Jyrki Katainen quits
    2014-06-24
    HELSINKI: Former European affairs minister Alexander Stubb has taken over as the head of Finland's conservative-led government after Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen resigned to pursue a position in the European Commission. The appointment was ...
    (Economic Times)
    1. Stubb becomes Finnish prime minister, eyes economy
    2. Finland's parliament backs Stubb as PM

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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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    Finlanda: Jyrki Katainen demisionează oficial din funcţia de premier
    2014-06-16
    Premierul finlandez în exerciţiu Jyrki Katainen a demisionat oficial luni din funcţie şi i-a prezentat preşedintelui ţării, Sauli Niinisto, demisia întregului său cabinet, informează Xinhua. Comenteaza. Jyrki Katainen Foto: www.uusisuomi.fi. Demisia ...
    (Economica.net)
    1. Premierul Finlandei a demisionat
    2. Prim-ministrul Finlandei demisionează

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    Jyrki Katainen officially steps down as Finnish PM
    2014-06-16
    HELSINKI, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Outgoing Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen officially stepped down from the office and submitted his cabinet's resignation to Finnish President Sauli Niinisto on Monday. Katainen's official resignation makes way for ...
    (GlobalPost)
    1. Katainen exits PM's post, government reconstitution talks begin
    2. Finland's Leader Faces Coalition Partner Hungry for Stimulus
    3. NCP to shift to the right under Stubb, party chairpersons view

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