16 March 2020 – Two new loan measures proposed by the government

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Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The government has proposed two new loan measures, providing support of a total of NOK 100 billion. The package will improve Norwegian businesses’ access to the necessary liquidity in the challenging situation they are now facing. The first of these is state loan guarantees for new loans to small and medium-sized enterprises. The second is the government’s proposal to reinstate the Government Bond Fund. This will contribute to increased liquidity and access to capital in the Norwegian bond market, where larger companies typically raise their funding
Full details here: https://www.regjeringen.no/en/aktuelt/nok-100-billion-worth-of-guarantees-and-loans-in-crisis-support-for-businesses/id2693668/