Budget initiatives expected to secure growth

A day after downgrading its 2013 economic growth forecast, the government will announce today that it expects growth in 2014 to reach 1.6 percent.

The announcement will be made in connection with the presentation of the government’s proposed budget for next year.

The budget is reported to contain a three billion kroner increase in public investments, which the government says will help add an additional 15,000 new private sector jobs next year. 

READ MORE: 2014 budget to focus on public-sector investment





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