Business and Trade

Photo: Willy Haraldsen / NTB Scanpix.

The Norwegian Foreign Service, Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Seafood Council and the Norwegian British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) have come together in Team Norway to promote Norway`s economic interests and support Norwegian companies abroad. Read more

Skrei, which is only available from January to April, has been a delicacy in Norway for many years.

From January to April, the Norwegian cod each year returns from the Barents Sea back to its birthplace on the Northern coast of Norway, where the fish spawn in the icy sea. This time of the year the cod is called skrei – and skrei is what the fuss is all about. Read more

The first four months of 2014 saw a great increase in export of Norwegian salmon to the UK. Read more

To celebrate the Norwegian National day, The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) and a number of Norwegian Frozen At Sea fishing vessels have come together to launch a UK-first partnership that will see 99 fish and chip shops offer their customers a portion of their favourite takeaway for just 99p. Read more

Heads of delegation Ann Kristin Westberg (Norway), John Spencer (the EU) and Herluf  Sigvaldsson (the Faroe Islands) at the signing ceremony at the Norwegian Ambassador’s residence. 
Photo: Nicole Gumatay.

A number of fishery agreements between Norway, the Faroe Islands and the EU were signed at the Norwegian Ambassador’s residence 12th March. Read more

Photo: Marit Baekkelund Randsborg.

Britain remains Norway’s most important trading partner receiving ¼ of Norway’s total exports in 2013. Norway is Britain’s largest external supplier of energy and seafood and the British car industry increased its sales to Norway with almost 50 percent. Read more

Did you know that 1.8 million seafood meals find their way from Norway to dinner plates in the UK every year? The most exquisite of them, the Norwegian whitefish, SKREI®, has now arrived in the UK. Read more

Photo: Knut Bry.

With over 56 billion pounds invested in the UK the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global is one of the largest state investors in the UK stock market. Read more

The Minister on guided tour of TechCity. 
Photo: Norwegian Embassy.

The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske visited London on 4th February. Giske met with the UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable, and the purpose of the meeting was to discuss trade issues of common interest between Norway and the United Kingdom. Read more

“Norway and the EU share basic attitudes and values. Norway’s cooperation with the EU is important for Norwegian companies, for value creation and for Norwegian society in general. The Government intends to manage Norway’s current agreements with the EU well, and will make active use of the opportunities provided by these agreements to promote Norway’s interests,” said Minister of Foreign Affai... Read more