Shanghai and Oslo
Oslo and Shanghai signed a friendship agreement in November 2001. The agreement focuses on environmental and cultural cooperation. The purpose is to establish and strengthen relations between business communities, educational and research institutions and public authorities.
Oslo is the capital of the Kingdom of Norway. The city has a blue-green image, as it is surrounded by the blue Oslo fjord and green hills and forests. In May 2006 the city arranged The Fjord City Expo in Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Centre – highlighting Oslo’s waterfrant urban development and promoting Oslo as a city of knowledge, culture, tourism, business and trade.