Tagged: Government Pension Fund

Revised National Budget 2010

The Norwegian economy has performed better than most other industrial countries during the financial crisis and global recession. Expansionary monetary and fiscal policies, along with extensive credit and liquidity measures, have helped to mitigate...

OECD economic survey of Norway

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) presented its economic survey of Norway today. The survey gives a comprehensive and insightful analysis of the Norwegian economy. “OECD’s assessment of the Norwegian economy serves...

Decision on exclusion reversed

On the basis of the Council on Ethics’ recommendation, the Ministry of Finance has decided to reverse its previous decision to exclude United Technologies Corp. from the investment universe of the Government Pension Fund...

Increased portfolio investments abroad

Norway’s portfolio investment abroad was NOK 3 673 billion by the end of 2008. This is equal to an increase of 25 per cent from the end of 2007, reports Statistics Norway. The increase...

Government Pension Fund – Norway increasing

At the end of the first half of 2009, the Government Pension Fund – Norway’s total assets amounted to NOK 101.8 billion. This was an increase of NOK 12.1 billion, or about 14 per...

Norway excludes Israeli company from Pension Fund

Supplier of surveillance equipment for the separation barrier in the West Bank excluded from the Government Pension Fund – Global The Ministry of Finance has excluded the Israeli company Elbit Systems Ltd. from the...