In an exclusive interview, Brian Fernandez speaks to H.E Gunn Jorid Roset, the Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia, on how Norway successfully manage their sovereign oil fund for the future of the next generation and the key pillars that their citizens value: climate change, healthcare, and immigration and integration.
Follow the time stamps below:
0:00:1 An overview of Norway’s economy today. What are the key sectors and the engines of growth?
0:01:14 When did the push towards a green shift economy happen in Norway?
0:04:11 The history of the oil fund and its mandate
0:07:48 What lessons can be drawn from the success of the management of the oil fund in Norway? What can other sovereign funds in other countries learn?
0:10:17 Norway and Malaysia have been enjoying 52 years of good diplomatic relationship. How is it today?
0:12:00 What is the bilateral trade picture look like? What do we sell or buy from each other?
0:12:50 What are the significant investments in Malaysia and their challenges operating here?
0:14:22 Why does Malaysia not have much direct investment in Norway?
0:15:51 Can you shed some light on some of Norway’s key values such as climate change, healthcare, and immigration and integration?
0:21:33 What are your objectives for the rest of your term in Malaysia?
Presented By: Brian Fernandez