Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen predicts a tight National Budget for 2013, tailored to the financial crisis in Europe.
- The international growth is still weak. This underlines the need for a state budget which is adapted to the competition we face, the Finance Minister says.
Johnsen says to the newspaper Dagsavisen that is important a steady course.
At the end of August the coalition government will meet for their annual budget conference to decide on how the budget funds will be distributed among the different departments for next year.