A new customer service point – Kuopio Info – has been opened at the underground shopping arcade Apaja, located beneath Kuopio Market Place. Kuopio Info serves both citizens and tourists.
Positive development of Kuopio has reflected to the whole region of Northern Savo. According to the ELY Centre, the overall economic outlook of the region is positive. The official statistics also show that the growth of the population continues in Kuopio.