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The report concludes that the country's economy is in satisfactory shape.

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The report, released by the World Bank's Economic Department, evaluates four topics related to the country's economy, including general economic conditions, financial situation, foreign trade and balance of payments, and future outlook. The report finds that the country is in satisfactory economic shape. Finland has an excellent debt record and was able to pay off a substantial amount of foreign debt between 1931-1939. The report also estimates that peace treaty obligations to the Soviet Union should be paid in full by 1952.

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Correspondence from Leonard B. Rist to Grant Forbes (1502513).
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Correspondence from Leonard B. Rist to Grant Forbes (1502513).

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Report on the Economy of Finland
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Report on the Economy of Finland
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Document date: Dec. 31, 1948
The report focuses on the state of the economy, foreign trade, balance of payments, and Finland's future economic outlook.
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68
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The Economic Situation in Finland (Preliminary Report)
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The Economic Situation in Finland (Preliminary Report)
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Document date: Oct. 9, 1948
The report contains a summary of material submitted by the Finnish Government including a discussion of Finland's financial and political situation, economic structure, and post-war recovery.
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68
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Correspondence from Leonard B. Rist to Grant Forbes
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Correspondence from Leonard B. Rist to Grant Forbes
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Oct. 29, 1948
The letter includes a summary of the Finland report (1502513).
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68
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