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Finland wages and salaries rise in August

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Finland's wages and salaries increased in August after falling in the prior month, figures from Statistics Finland showed Wednesday.

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The wages and salaries sum of the whole economy rose 2.8 percent year-over-year in August, reversing a 1.2 percent fall in July.

During the June to August period, wages and salaries climbed 1.3 percent compared with a 1.5 percent growth in the same period of 2016. Wages and salaries in construction grew the most, by 6.9 percent.

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