The coronavirus situation

Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.

Ministry of Finance

Jan Tore Sanner (Con.)

Minister of Finance

The Ministry of Finance is responsible for planning and implementing the Norwegian economic policy and for coordinating the work with the Fiscal Budget.
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Economic measures in Norway in response to Covid-19

The Covid-19 outbreak is a serious threat to life and health. The worldwide outbreak has led to a severe economic decline and substantial uncertainty regarding future developments.

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Government Pension Fund

The Ministry of Finance holds the overall responsibility for the management of the Government Pension Fund.

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General tax conventions between Norway and other states

General tax conventions for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion,and other international agreements regarding tax matters.


Meld. St. 22 (2019–2020)

Financial Markets Report 2020

The Government submits an annual financial markets report to the Storting. This summary corresponds to chapter 1 of the report, which provides an overview of key financial market policy developments, and a summary of the other chapters.

Prop. 113 L (2019–2020)

Temporary amendments to the Petroleum Taxation Act

The Government has been requested to «consider various policy initiatives and submit proposals that may stimulate investment in the oil and gas industry and in the Norwegian supply industry» no later than in connection with the Revised National Budget for 2020, cf. the Storting’s petition resolution no. 474 of 31 March 2020.

News from the Ministry

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Report from a committee tasked with reviewing the ethical framework for the Norwegian GPFG: Values and responsibility – the ethical framework for the Government Pension Fund Global

15/06/2020: Today, the Committee mandated to review the ethical guidelines for Norway’s sovereign wealth fund publishes its proposals for amendments to the Guidelines for observation and exclusion from the Government Pension Fund Global and to the Management mandate for the Government Pension Fund Global. The committee presented its report to the Norwegian Minister of Finance Jan Tore Sanner.

Illustrasjonsbilde for revidert statsbudsjett 2020

Revised National Budget

A budget to help us safely reclaim ordinary life

12/05/2020: The Norwegian economy has suffered its most severe setback ever in peacetime. However, the Government is laying the groundwork for Norway’s emergence from the crisis.


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