New Way for Norway’s Investments

The Norwegian government should establish a new fund, the Government Pension Fund – Growth, to invest in developing countries, resulting in the dual benefits of jobs creation and investment returns for the fund, recommends a report by Re-define, commissioned by Norwegian Church Aid. The NCA, which is a member of the humanitarian alliance, Act Alliance, […]

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More Merchants in Norway Accept Euros

Norway has turned down membership in the European Union (EU) twice and firmly sticks by its own strong currency, the krone. That hasn’t stopped an increasing number of merchants in Norway, however, from accepting euros at their cash registers. Narvesen and 7-Eleven kiosks, Burger King outlets and several hotel chains including Rica and Thon are among those […]

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