In its half-yearly summary Wednesday morning she was naturally stop unemployment and said it was a major challenge that so many people are unemployed in Southern and Western Norway.
But the prime minister said there have been positive signs in Norwegian economy and highlighted several reports that suggest more optimism in Norwegian industry.
– We see positive signs where there is increased access to vacancies including in Rogaland and Hordaland, said Solberg and also highlighted figures from the Labour Force survey (LFS), which shows a decrease of 4.000 unemployed since January.
the prime minister also said that we must be aware that we can get higher unemployment ahead, but the picture is very complex.
– in Troms unemployment at 2 percent and employers struggling to find enough competent people. It shows that there is an imbalance in Norway at the moment. (© NTB)