Norway Country Risk Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Norway Country Risk Report

Norway Country Risk Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Norway Country Risk Report
Published May 26, 2015
31 pages — Published May 26, 2015
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Source: BMI future national parliamentary electoral prospects. In ----, the Conservatives raised their share of the vote from --.- in the previous municipal election to --.- , their best result since ----. ...Unfortunately for the coalition, municipal government revenues have been hindered by slow economic growth in Nor- way, which has nearly forced the closure of social services. With mayors across the country � including some from the Progress Party � becoming increasingly vocal about the problems caused in their constituencies by the shortfall, Jensen unveiled an ad- ditional NOK-.-bn in transfers from the central government in the mid-term budget, with no spending restrictions. Meanwhile, the opposition parties have called on the govern- ment to accept --,--- more refugees into Norway from the conflict in Syria for humanitarian reasons. ...We maintain our short-term political risk score for Norway of --.-. - Business Monitor International Ltd www.bmiresearch.com

...Since coming to power in ----, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Sol- berg s Conservative Party has managed to pass key policies with the support of its coalition partner the Progress Party and the cooperation of the smaller Liberal and Christian Democrat parties. But the govern- ment will face significant headwinds for the remainder of the parlia- mentary term to ----, with an economic slowdown, municipal elections looming in September, and a majority in parliament opposed to the government s policy on Syrian refugees. ...But the govern- ment will face significant headwinds for the remainder of the parlia- mentary term to ----, with an economic slowdown, municipal elections looming in September, and a majority in parliament opposed to the government s policy on Syrian refugees. Nearly halfway through its parliamentary term from ---- to ----, the minority coalition government comprised of the Conservative and Progress parties is likely to spend the next two years coping with the political fallout from a significant slowdown in the Nor- wegian economy, as we cautioned earlier this year (see Stability To Be Maintained, But Challenges Mounting , February -). With the collapse in oil prices in the last year, the associated economic slowdown has hurt the labour market and reduced government revenue, which has simultaneously increased public discontent while constraining the government s long-term fiscal flexibility. ...The decision to spend more in the interim budget also hinged partly on the political consideration of the Norwegian munici- pal elections, which will be held in September ----. In recent history, the local elections have been a helpful indicator of - Business Monitor International Ltd www.bmiresearch.com

...NORWAY Q- ---- core Views < ALACRA META ABSTRACT>A sharp slowdown in hydrocarbons sector investment amid a col- lapse in global oil prices will weigh on Norwegian GDP growth in ---- and beyond. ...NORWAY Q- ---- core Views < ALACRA META ABSTRACT>A sharp slowdown in hydrocarbons sector investment amid a col- lapse in global oil prices will weigh on Norwegian GDP growth in ---- and beyond. ...

  
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