Finland's economy expanded at a slightly slower pace in the first three months of the year, preliminary estimates from Statistics Finland showed on Wednesday.
Gross domestic product grew a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter following a 0.7 percent increase in the final three months of 2018.
On a year-on-year basis, GDP rose a working-day adjusted 2.2 percent in the first quarter, same as in the previous three months.
Employment grew 1.5 percent year-on-year in the first quarter.
The monthly GDP indicator for March rose 1.1 percent year-on-year, but fell 0.3 percent from the previous month.
February's annual increase of 1.7 percent was revised up to 2.5 percent.