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Petroleum fueled surplus

General government generated a substantial surplus in 2021, following a deficit in 2020. The surplus is estimated at NOK 376 billion and is mainly due to increased petroleum revenue.

Rise in government surplus

The general government surplus in 2021Q3 is on the rise following several quarters of deficits in 2020. The accumulated surplus in 2021Q3 is estimated at NOK 135 billion.

System for quality assurance of official statistics

The Statistics Act and the letter of allocation for 2021 entail new responsibilities for Statistics Norway. Section 6 of the Statistics Act states that Statistics Norway shall prepare an annual report for the Ministry of Finance on the quality of official statistics.

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