The National Budget 2002
A summary



This publication contains a summary in English of Norway's National Budget for 2002, presented to the Storting (Parliament) as Report no. 1 (2001-2002) on 11 October 2001. The National Budget presents the Government's programme for the implementation of economic policy and projections for the Norwegian Economy.

The main purpose of this English summary is to give a general picture of the Government's macroeconomic policy (Chapters 1-5), the macroeconomic forecasts (Chapter 7), and a review of some measures aimed at improving the functioning of the economy (Chapter 6).


Royal Norwegian Ministry of Finance

Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen
Minister of Finance
October 2001