Baltic Rim Economies

Baltic Rim Economies 2/2019 is published

The issue covers topical themes, including security cooperation, energy policy and tourism in the Baltic Sea Region. Highlights of this issue:

Baltic Sea Region and security cooperation

“Bilateral and multilateral relations between countries around the Baltic Sea form the very immediate and natural international sphere of cooperation. We have to follow and be aware of phenomena and changes in our operative environment. “

Ilkka Salmi
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of the Interior
Finland

U.S. Baltic Sea Region engagement: What’s changed?

“As I described in these pages two years ago, U.S. linkages and collaboration with Baltic Sea region partners are both broad and deep, based on mutual interests and a commitment to shared values. During the intervening period, our engagement with regional partners has only increased, and I can say without equivocation that U.S. engagement here contributes to regional stability.”

Shawn Waddoups
Political and Economic Section Chief
Embassy of the United States
Helsinki, Finland

One thing missing in Finland

“The Finnish general election ended in a seemingly expected result. But there was a big difference from debates before. Almost nothing was said about foreign policy and Finland’s geopolitical place in the world.”

Matti Posio
Editor-In-Chief
Lännen Media Newsroom
Finland

FDI geography: cultural proximity vs. geopolitical barriers

“Our analysis of CDIS data shows that 22.4% of Austrian inward FDI stock has German origin, 25.5% of Belgian inward FDI stock is French and 35.9% of Finnish FDI stock is Swedish. Even long geographical distance cannot be an obstacle for cultural proximity influence on FDI.”

Alexey Kuznetsov
Director of the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences (INION RAN)
Russia

Editor-in-Chief
Outlines of Global Transformation
Russia

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