Category Archives: Finland

Eurozone crisis watch: Finland forgets a basic rule of public relations

I love the idea that the first country to exit the euro might be one of the most responsible ones. In any event, Finland it seems has forgotten one of the most basic rules of public relations, which is that perception matters more than truth. Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen was widely quoted as follows with Finnish financial daily Kauppalehti:

“Finland is committed to being a member of the eurozone, and we think that the euro is useful for Finland…Finland will not hang itself to the euro at any cost and we are prepared for all scenarios”. Continue reading