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Parcel to Finland

Parcel to Finland

Parcel to Finland

At Postage Planet we deliver parcels around the world and we understand how important it is to provide a fast and affordable international courier service.

Sending a parcel to Finland has never been easier with our simple online booking system. Enter your parcel dimensions and weight and then choose from a wide range of couriers including Parcelforce, DHL, DPD and FedEx to name a few which can all be booked online 24 hours a day using paypal or credit card payment you can then print your label and take your parcel to your nearest post office or a courier will collect your parcel from your door.

If you need to book a courier to Finland whether you are sending a parcel to Helsinki for business or sending a gift to family in Oulu book with Postage Planet .

Prohibitions and restrictions vary from country to country, and can sometimes apply to items which you may think are ordinary. The information below is provided in good faith, but Postage Planet is not responsible for it, and it should be viewed as a guide only. Specific restrictions and changes may be enforced at short notice, so for clarification please contact the destination country's trade, postal, and customs authorities as appropriate. Business customers are strongly recommended to do this.

Prohibited items

  • Meat and milk from non-EU countries
  • Products of species protected under the Washington Convention, such as ivory, tortoise shell, and reptile skin
  • Radioactive materials

Prohibited products are not permitted in the mail under any circumstances.

  • Lithium batteries and equipment containing lithium batteries
  • Narcotics, e.g. LSD, morphine, cocaine, cannabis products, opium
  • Firearms, ammunition, airguns, weapon replicas and replicas of deactivated explosives
  • Counterfeit and pirated products
  • Items and substances, the possession or use of which is prohibited by law.
  • Explosives, e.g. detonators, fuses, fireworks, flares and distress rockets, firearms cartridges, sparklers, explosive streamers
  • Gases, e.g. aerosols (hair sprays, deodorants), helium, blowtorches, camping gas, cigarette lighters, fire extinguishers
  • Flammable liquids, e.g. acetone, petrol, methanol, spirit, thinner, turpentine, several disinfectants, paints, glues, nail varnish and perfumes
  • Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and desensitized explosives, e.g. matches
  • Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
  • Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gas, e.g. potassium, sodium
  • Oxidising substances, e.g. hydrogen peroxide (minimum 8%)
  • Organic peroxides
  • Toxic substances, e.g. cyanide, specific mercury compounds, specific pesticides
  • Infectious substances, e.g. samples containing pathogens, certain vaccines
  • Radioactive materials, e.g. plutonium, uranium
  • Corrosive substances Acids and alkali, e.g. sulphuric acid, acid batteries, mercury, several strong detergents
  • Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles, e.g. asbestos, dry ice, devices containing dangerous goods, airbag modules, safety belt pre-tensioners, internal combustion engines fuelled by inflammable gas or liquid, lithium batteries, strong magnets
     

Exporting to Finland

Finland is a member of the European Union (EU) and ranks fourth in the World Economic 

Finland has an affluent and technologically sophisticated population. British quality products are well received in the market and the UK brand is immediately recognised in Finland.

Benefits for UK businesses exporting to Finland include:

·         English widely used as the business language

·         access to wider markets through geographical location

·         stable political and economic situation

Strengths of the Finnish market include:

·         global leaders in telecommunications and innovative technology applications

·         stable economy

·         government focused on building a global marketplace and removing trade barriers

·         open business environment with low levels of corruption

UK and Finland trade

The total exports of goods from the UK to Finland in 2014 amounted to £1.6 billion. Exports of services from the UK to Finland amounted to £1 billion.

The UK was Finland’s seventh largest trading partner in goods in 2014.

Top UK exports to Finland include:

·         vehicles

·         machinery and components

·         chemical products and pharmaceuticals

·         electrical products

·         scientific and optical equipment

For more information on Trade opportunities with Finland please click the link below;

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/exporting-to-finland/exporting-to-finland