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Norway’s Labor Seeks to Soothe Oil Industry Amid Lofoten Shift

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Category: Energy

Norway’s oil industry has nothing to fear from a return to power of the Labor Party in elections later this year, according to the deputy leader of the biggest opposition group. A new government led by Labor, which polls show is the likely outcome from September’s election, would continue to ensure stable and predictable terms […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: April 26, 2017


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Norway’s Jensen Sees Growing Economic Optimism

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Category: Financial / Investment

Norway’s Finance Minister Siv Jensen discusses the state of the global economy with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua at the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington. Please see the video HERE.

Source: Bloomberg

Published: April 26, 2017


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White House’s Cohn Wants to See ‘More and More’ LNG Terminals

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Category: Energy

If Gary Cohn gets his way, the U.S. could be the biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas in the world. The director of the White House’s National Economic Council — and former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. president — said the administration would step up approvals for LNG export terminals, starting with a project in the Northwest […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: April 26, 2017


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Drosjemonopol for fall – priskutt i vente

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Category: Automobile / Transport

Et ferskt ESA-vedtak pålegger Norge å avvikle drosjemonopolet innen to måneder. Efta er i ferd med å gjøre det Uber ikke klarte. I alle år har det vært et fast tak for antall drosjeløyver i hvert fylke. Begrensningen av taxitilbudet gir nødvendigvis høyere taxipriser for forbruker. Det er dette som i korthet kalles «taximonopolet». Det er strengt […]

Source: DN

Published: April 26, 2017


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Poll: 62% of US Voters Support Controversial Border-Adjustment Tax

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Category: Government

A majority of registered voters support a proposal to impose a new 20 percent tax on imports, according to a new poll. The Harvard-Harris Poll survey found that 62 percent of Americans would support a 20 percent tax on all goods made outside the United States. The idea is backed by 77 percent of Republicans, […]

Source: The Hill

Published: April 26, 2017


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