Trade Policies & Partners

Norway gives emergency aid to South Sudan

Norway has pledged $63 million in emergency aid to those likely to be hit by a deepening civil war in South Sudan, the country’s foreign minister said on Monday “The crisis is expected to escalate significantly in the months ahead. The Norwegian Government is therefore allocating a further $63 million to humanitarian efforts in South Sudan,” Børge Brende said ...Full Article

Canada-Norway Security Arrangement to Boost Trade

Canada and Norway have signed an industrial security arrangement that supports ongoing bilateral trade and contributes to international security. It opens the door to more opportunities for Canadian companies ...Full Article

Trade & Investment minister visits Norway

Lord Livingston was appointed Minister of State for Trade and Investment in December 2013 – working with both the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Foreign and ...Full Article

Norway supports China’s participation in Trade in Services Agreement talks

“I am pleased that China has today confirmed that it would like to participate in the negotiations on an international Trade in Services Agreement,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs ...Full Article

Norway becomes eleventh State Party to the UN Arms Trade Treaty

Norway’s Ambassador to the UN, Geir Otto Pedersen, deposited on 12 February Norway’s instrument of ratification, which makes Norway a State Party to the Arms Trade Treaty. Mr Pedersen submitted ...Full Article

Norway expects a 5% to 10% increase in salmon exports to Malaysia

Norway expects to increase the volume of its salmon exports to Malaysia this year by 5% to 10% from 1,900 tonnes in the previous year. Norwegian Seafood Council Regional ...Full Article