The Economic Club of Minnesota hosted Ville Skinnari on October 20, 2021. The Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland addressed the club prior to signing a Letter of Understanding with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz paving the way for more trade between Finland and Minnesota. Skinnari covered crucial topics such as Finland’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2035, how Minnesota is a close trade partner for Finland, and how public private partnerships are crucial to getting things accomplished.
Tom Hauser, Chief Political Reporter for KSTP, moderated the Q&A with Minister Skinnari, and also interviewed him. You can watch the interview here.