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OECD Mining Regions and Cities Case Study

Outokumpu and North Karelia, Finland

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This report identifies 12 recommendations that can assist the municipality of Outokumpu and the region of North Karelia in Finland to become key players in the national mining strategy and attain sustainable economic growth by: focusing on mobilising the potential of the local mining value chain, diversifying and developing new sources of economic growth, and improving governance co-ordination. It is part of a project that is building a platform for knowledge sharing and co-operation on increasing productivity and enhancing the well-being of cities and regions with a specialisation in the mining and extractive sector (metals, minerals, and energy resources).

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Towards a sustainable development in Outokumpu and North Karelia

The purpose of this chapter is to provide recommendations about the type of policies to unlock Outokumpu’s mining potential and new growth opportunities in the municipality and the region. First, the chapter presents an overview of the current economic and institutional environment of the mining sector in Finland and the region. Then, it examines the policy strategies needed for sustainable development in Outokumpu and North Karelia, involving their mining potential.

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