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Stoltenberg Calls Norway Household Debt a Challenge, Says

July 08, 2012

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said the country’s household debt levels are a challenge, according to an interview published by, the website of newspaper Dagens Naeringsliv.

The risk of a Norwegian housing bubble is reduced by sound position of the country’s banks, as well as control mechanisms and financial supervision that’s superior compared with other European countries, Stoltenberg said, according to the Oslo- based newspaper’s website.

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