Articles for economic trends

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2022

  1. Ukraine war creating uncertainty in growing Norwegian economy Article 18 March

    The Norwegian economy is starting to return to a normal level of activity following the further reopening of society. However, the war in Ukraine is significantly curbing the growth outlook for our trading partners in Europe, which in turn is having a negative impact on the Norwegian economy.

2021

  1. Omicron creating uncertainty for the Norwegian economy Article 3 December

    Mainland GDP has experienced substantial growth in recent months, and the economy is now approaching what we consider to be a normal level. Although the Omicron variant is creating uncertainty about further developments, we assume that its negative effect on the economy will be limited and temporary.

  2. The economy is improving, but the crisis is not over Article 3 September

    The reopening of society is well underway, and the upswing in the Norwegian economy continues. The COVID-19 pandemic will nevertheless continue to impact on the economy for a long time to come. The key policy rate is expected to increase gradually to 1.75 per cent in 2024.

  3. Normalisation of the Norwegian economy on the horizon Article 4 June

    The vaccination of the population is progressing well, and the reopening of society will give a significant boost to economic activity in Norway. The first interest rate hike will most likely be in September.