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Economic uncertainty rises, even as ‘war profits’ do too

NEWS ANALYSIS: Never before have some of Norway's largest companies and banks generated more profits, often tied to Russia's war on Ukraine. Hundreds of...

Prices up 6.3 percent and rising

Norway's state statistics bureau SSB (Statistics Norway) has released figures showing that prices rose 6.3 percent in May and even more in June. Big...

Angry farmers also sow internal conflict

Norwegian farmers drove their tractors right up to the Parliament in Oslo on Tuesday, furious that the government offered them less than half the...

State challenges powerful grocers

Debate has swirled for years over why grocery store prices are so much higher in Norway than most anywhere else. After lots of studies...

Farmers accepted state subsidy offer

Norway's two largest farmers' organizations have opted to accept NOK 1.1 billion in financial assistance from the state this year, much less than the...

Grocery chains under probe

Norway's three major grocery store conglomerates have long been suspected of playing a major role in keeping food prices high. Competition authorities finally decided...

State offers half of farmers’ demands

Lobbyists for Norwegian farmers were fuming on Friday after the government responded to their demand for another NOK 1.8 billion in state subsidy and...

Farmers demand more subsidies

Their most supportive political party (Senterpartiet, Sp) is mired in national shame and scandal but that hasn't stopped Norway's powerful farmers' lobby from demanding NOK...

Center Party wants to reverse sugar tax hike

Taxes on sugar and sugar products were boosted by 83 percent on January 1, and by 42.3 percent on soft drinks and other alcohol-free...

Bribery indictments hit Tine, Tetra Pak

A long-time purchasing director for Norway's dominant dairy cooperative, Tine, has been indicted on charges he knowingly accepted bribes and then tried to hide...

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