Decrease in current liabilities abroad
Current liabilities of Norwegian non-financial enterprises in the fourth quarter were NOK 132 billion lower than in the previous quarter. Compared to the equivalent quarter the previous year, there was a decrease of NOK 92 billion.
|4th quarter 2016||Change in per cent|
|3rd quarter 2016 - 4th quarter 2016||4th quarter 2015 - 4th quarter 2016|
|Total assets||1 509 118||-5.3||-2.2|
|Fixed assets||1 122 922||-5.1||0.3|
|Current assets||386 196||-5.8||-8.8|
|Total liabilities||1 338 225||-8.7||-9.0|
|Long-term liabilities||1 025 154||0.5||-3.7|
|Short-term liabilities||313 072||-29.7||-22.7|
The decrease has to be seen in conjunction with structural changes across borders in several groups of companies. Even though non-current liabilities abroad increased by NOK 5 billion, there was a decrease in total liabilities abroad of 9 per cent. Total debt in the fourth quarter was NOK 1 338 billion.
Find detailed figures from Accounting statistics, non-financial enterprises foreign financing