The coronavirus gives us a warning for the Norwegian economy

3 March 2020 12:49

The coronavirus gives us a warning for the Norwegian economy

Johannes Mauritzen: The coronavirus is a serious threat to the world economy, at least temporarily. But what happens know also tells us about Norway's long term risk as an oil nation.

The coronavirus has shown that even a small reduction in oil demands is sufficient to have a considerable effect on the oil price, Johannes Mauritzen writes.
His chronicle Koronaviruset gir et varsko for norsk økonomi (in Norwegian) was published in Dagens Næringsliv on February 28, 2020.