Finland has been a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since its foundation in 1995. The WTO creates binding agreements that set a regulatory basis for international trade. Finland’s membership in the WTO enables them to make use of the multilateral trade system and provides forum for its members to negotiate trade agreements and resolve trade problems. Finland is a member of the WTO’s Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAS) and Regional Trade Agreements (RTAS). Additionally, Finland is a member of the Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) and the Informational Technology Agreement (ITA).
For a list of trade agreements with the EU and its Member States, as well as concise explanations, please see EU Trade Agreements.