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Unemployment up to 4.3%

There were 120,000 unemployed in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures from Statistics Norway  (SSB). This corresponds to 4.3% of the workforce, up 0.1% from…


Retail sales up 2.9%

Norway traded goods in stores to the value of nearly 387 billion over the first ten months of last year. That’s 2.9% more than during…










Refugee numbers up in 2015

A total of 49 000 persons with non-Nordic citizenship immigrated to Norway in 2015. Labour immigration showed the largest decrease, but was nevertheless still high. The…