Finland cuts 2023 GDP growth forecast, sees risk of recession

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HELSINKI, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Finland’s finance ministry on Monday cut its economic growth forecast for 2023 and said the country was at risk of a recession.

The ministry now estimates gross domestic product to grow by 1.7% in 2022 and by 0.5% next year when in June it had expected the growth to be 1.4% in this year and 1.1% in 2023.

(Reporting by Essi Lehto, editing by Terje Solsvik)

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