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Macroeconomic Opportunities and PESTLE Analysis of Norway 2016

Macroeconomic Opportunities and PESTLE Analysis of Norway 2016

Norway economy is dominated by the industrial sector, which contributed approximately 58.7% tothe total GDP in 2015. Oil and gas extraction is the major contributing 15.6% of GDP. The

Norwegian government is expected to start a number of projects that will help further develop onvarious sectors such as infrastructure, health, and education. Norway has Sustainable

Development Goals which provides direction for prioritizing capital expenditure, encouragingprivate investment and creating jobs for nationals in the private sector. The Norwegiangovernment is focusing on economic diversification with the help of tax reforms, which willencourage the consumer spending.political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental factors of Norway and hascome up with a comprehensive research report, “PESTLE Analysis of Norway 2016”. Thisreport provides an analysis of the Norway economy from historical, current, and futureperspectives. SWOT analysis, scenario analysis, and risk analysis of Norway is also included inthe report. The report also includes forecast for Norway’s economic growth through 2021.

The report highlights various drivers and challenges which have influence on investmentdecisions in the economy. Norway is a politically stable country, which follows constitutionalmonarchy with a parliamentary democratic system. The country is largest exporter of oil and gasin the world. Norway is the leading producer of solar grade silicon and solar cells. Norway ishighly dependent on its oil revenue, which is one of the main challenges. If oil prices decline, itdirectly affects the country’s GDP. Norway’s government has investment upcoming the three yearto spur development in the private sector and carry out a number of large infrastructure projects,including the building of roads, trade and industrial centers, and hospitals. Another challenge for

Norway has to depend on other countries for food because Norway has very low agricultureproductivity.

This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and toolsneeded to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in thismarket. This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and willsignificantly benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy,you need every advantage that you can find.

Features of This Report:

To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. Thismarket report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinationalmaterials suppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many morethat operate in this market.

Some of the features of “PESTLE Analysis of Norway 2016” include:

  • Trend and forecast for key macroeconomic variables that are useful to make major investment decision
  • Analysis on economic activity, investment environment, and trade structure of the country
  • Major industries in Norway and its contribution to GDP
  • Trends in savings, investments, and consumptions
  • Analysis of Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, and Environmental scenarios as well as their impact on different industries
Macroeconomic Opportunities and PESTLE Analysis of Norway 2016
  • Analysis on geographical importance and social structure such as labor quality
  • Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat (SWOT) analysis of Norway


1. Executive Summary
2. Political Analysis of Norway
2.1: Structure and Stability of Government
2.2: Government Changes and Policy Stability
2.2.1: Policy Agenda – Reforms and Future Plans
3. Economic Analysis of Norway
3.1: Sectoral Contribution to GDP and GDP Growth Rate
3.2: Macroeconomic Forecast and Scenario Analysis (2016-2021)
3.3: Pricing Trends- Inflation and Interest Rates
3.4: Major Economic Growth Driver – Consumption, Saving, and Investment Trends
3.5: International Trade and Its Contribution to GDP
3.6: Foreign Direct Investment
4. Economic and Business Risk Analysis of Norway
4.1: Risk in Current Account Balance (CAB)
4.2: Terms of Trade in Norway
4.3: Risk in Balance of Payment (BOP)
4.4: Risk in Fiscal Balance
4.5: Risk in External Sector
4.5.1: External Debt and Default Risk
4.5.2: Risk in Foreign Exchange Reserve and Exchange Rate
4.6: Credit Rating of Countries
5. Social Analysis of Norway
5.1: Social and Demographic Analysis
5.2: Labor Market
5.3: Social Development Index
6. R&D and Technological Factors of Norway
6.1: R&D Expenditure in Norway
6.2: Impact of Technology in Industry
6.3: Technology Policy
7. Legal Analysis of Norway
7.1: Company Law
7.2: Labor Law
7.3: Tax Law
7.4: Recent Economic Policies
7.5: Doing Business in Norway 2016
8. Environmental Analysis of Norway
8.1: Environment Policy
9. SWOT Analysis – Search of Potential Opportunities in Norway
List of Figures
Chapter 3. Norway’s Economic Analysis
Figure 3.1: Economic Scenarios of Major Countries, 2015
Figure 3.2: Trends of the Real GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.3: Scenario Analysis of GDP Forecast
Figure 3.4: Trends of the Per Capita Income
Figure 3.5: Sectoral Contribution to GDP in 2015
Figure 3.6: Share of Different Sectors as Percentage of GDP in 2015
Figure 3.7: Annual Trends of Inflation and Interest Rates
Figure 3.8: Quarterly Inflation Rate of Norway
Figure 3.9: Quarterly Interest Rate of Norway
Figure 3.10: Trends of Savings and Investments as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.11: Trends of Consumption Expenditure as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.12: Trends of International Trade Structure
Figure 3.13: Norway’s Exports by Commodity in 2010
Figure 3.14: Norway’s Exports by Commodity in 2015
Figure 3.15: Norway’s Imports by Commodity in 2010
Figure 3.16: Norway’s Imports by Commodity in 2015
Figure 3.17: Norway’s Exports by Country in 2010
Figure 3.18: Norway’s Exports by Country in 2015
Figure 3.19: Norway’s Imports by Country in 2010
Figure 3.20: Norway’s Imports by Country in 2015
Figure 3.21: Trends of Exports and Imports as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.22: Trends of FDI in Norway
Chapter 4. Norway’s Economic and Business Risk
Figure 4.1: Trends of Current Account Balance and Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.2: Terms of Trade in Norway
Figure 4.3: Trends of Balance of Payment
Figure 4.4: Trends of Government Revenue and Expenditure as Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.5: Trends of Fiscal Balance as Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.6: Trends of Gross Government Debt as percentage of GDP
Figure 4.7: Trend of Foreign Exchange Reserves and Exchange Rate Gross
Chapter 5. Norway’s Social Analysis
Figure 5.1: Political Map of Norway
Figure 5.2: Trends of Population and Population Growth Rate
Figure 5.3: Population Age Structure
Figure 5.4: Trends of Unemployment Rate
Chapter 6. Norway’s R&D and Technological Factors
Figure 6.1: Trends of R&D Expenditure in Norway
List of Tables
Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Factors Affecting Business in Norway
Chapter 2. Political Analysis of Norway
Table 2.1: Political Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 3. Economic Analysis of Norway
Table 3.1: Factors Affecting Industry Growth
Table 3.2: Economic Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 4. Economic and Business Risk of Norway
Table 4.1: Credit Rating of Countries by Moody’s, Fitch, and S&P
Table 4.2: Economic Risk Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 5. Social Analysis of Norway
Table 5.1: Corruption, GINI, Homicide and Human Development Index
Table 5.2: Social Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 6. R&D and Technological Factors of Norway
Table 6.1: Technological Factor and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 7. Legal Analysis of Norway
Table 7.1: Indicators for Starting Business
Table 7.2: Ranking in 2016 for Ease of Doing Business
Table 7.3: Legal Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 8. Environmental Analysis of Norway
Table 8.1: Environmental Factors and Their Impact on Business

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