Charting Norway – Charting Economy

Pages

58 pages

Published

October 2021

Update frequency

Quarterly

Format

PDF, Horizontal, Screen friendly

Key Questions


Begin With Questions, Not Information

Part of the country’s economic profile, the economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters to Norway’s economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of Norway’s economy?
  • What is the size of Norway’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Norway? Is it favorable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does Norway’s economy rely on external trade?
  • How much does Norway’s economy rely on natural resources?
  • Where are the key economic regions in Norway?
  • Economic Freedom Index: How free is Norway’s economy?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Norway’s competitiveness at the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • How competitive is Norway?
  • How are Norway’s competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Norway?
  • How good is Norway in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Norway’s economic development, average income, and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Norway?
  • How has the unemployment rate in Norway changed over recent years?
  • How is income distributed in Norway, and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in Norway?
  • How has the quality of life changed over the years?
  • How many SDG has Norway achieved to date?

As part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Norway’s recent economic growth, its key drivers as well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Norway’s economy over the past ten years, and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for Norway’s economy in the last year?
  • How much does each sector contribute to the overall growth?
  • What is the GDP growth rate in the latest quarter?
  • What are the latest signals from the leading indicators?
  • What is the growth outlook for Norway’s economy, and how does it compare with others?

As part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Norway’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as the balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What have been the government measures against the Covid-19 crisis?
  • What is the risk of inflation over the next 12 months?
  • What is the latest move on Norway’s monetary policy?
  • What is the health of Norway’s banking sector?
  • What has been the trend in Norway’s fiscal budget deficit?
  • Balance of Payment: Where are the key risks?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the currency performed compared to others?

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Detailed rankings and scores for Norway and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

 

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