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General Business

SSB: Unemployment to peak in 2016

A fall in oil investment is expected to contribute to mainland Norway’s GDP increasing by just 1.2 per cent in 2015, Statistics Norway (SSB) reports.

Nordsk Hydro: Record results for Q1 2015

Hydro's underlying earnings before financial items and tax increased to NOK 3,208 million in the first quarter, up from NOK 2,886 million in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Norwegian titanium mine next

A new Norwegian titanium mining project could create 500 new jobs on a national basis. – There are large values hidden in our mountains that can contribute to important value creation in local communities, says Minister of Industry and Trade Monica Mæland.

Norway increases salmon exports to Germany

Salmon farms«Germany has become Norway’s most important market,» says market manager Bjørn-Erik Stabell in the Seafood Council. The Germans’ consumption of Norwegian salmon is more than two kilos per year per inhabitant.

Innovation Norway cuts 51 jobs

Anita Krohn TraasethInnovation Norway informs that 51 out of 766 employees have not been rehired after a restructuring process where the company's need for future employment has been analysed. 

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