Tagged: Wealth

Norwegians are the third richest in the world

Norwegians are the third richest in the world, according to a new report from the Swiss bank Credit Suisse. In first place are the Swiss themselves. Adult Norwegians had in 2011 an average net...

State’s net financial assets at record high

For the first time, central government’s net financial assets exceeded NOK 4 000 billion. Both net lending and net holding gains contributed to the increase in net financial assets during the third quarter of 2010....

Open Norwegian tax records, good or bad?

Every fall Norway’s tax authorities (Skatteetaten) releases official records showing the annual income and overall wealth of every taxpayer in Norway. Actual tax returns aren’t released, but the bottom is published at Skatteetaten.no and the...

Main issues in Norway’s parliamentary election

Sept 10 (Reuters) – Norway holds a parliamentary election on Sept. 14 which opinion polls show could be won by either the centre-left government or the centre-right opposition. Taxes, Wealth and Spending, Environment, Foreign Policy are...