Business & Trade

Norway’s external business and trade reflect its areas of expertise and experience within the oil and gas, energy and maritime industry. Norway’s main export group of goods is oil and gas and its main export groups of services are shipping related. Norway and China’s business and trade relationship is built on common interests and mutual benefit, and is showing solid growth.

Photo: NBA 2017 Board of directors together with the Ambassador, Consul General and Consuls. .

NBA (Norwegian Business association) China held their annual general meeting on Thursday, 9 March. Read more

Photo: Nordic Edge.

Nordic Edge has partnered with the World Green Design Organization (WGDO) and Innovation Norway China. This can bring great opportunities for Nordic businesses. Read more

Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

On the International Women’s Day, March 8, a Global Women Initiative was founded for the Norwegian state company Innovation Norway. The founder of this Women Initiative is Qu Lei, senior advisor at the Innovation Norway office at the Norwegian Embassy in Beijing. Read more

NBA China’s first event in Shanghai after the merger of the two associations, Shanghai and Beijing, focused on new technology. Read more

The newly elected Board of Directors from left to right: Henning Kristoffersen (DNV GL), Yilie Shen (Wilhelmsen), Kjetil Lund (Kongsberg Maritime), Vice-chairman Carina Enocksson (DNB), Chairman Dan Bjørke (BI Fudan), Arvid Kapstad (Jotun) and Tormod L. Nilsen (Wikborg Rein)   . 
Photo: Birte Hansen.

NBA China’s first annual general meeting was held on 2 March in Shanghai. Read more

The photos are from two recent ANSA events. Read more

In two extraordinary general meetings in October, the NBA Shanghai and NBA Beijing have decided to merge into Norwegian Business Association China. Read more

On 10 September 2015, the plant of Shanghai Kongsberg Automotive Dongfeng Morse Co Ltd (SKADFM) marked its 20 years anniversary. Read more


Innovation Norway, the commercial section of the Norwegian Embassy, and Juhuasuan, Alibaba's group-buying platform, has entered a Strategic Cooperation Agreement. The partnership will grant Norwegian companies the opportunity to sell high quality products on the Chinese market. Read more

Photo: Global. Photo: Bill Frimyre.

On behalf of the Norwegian government, Ambassador Svein Sæther signed the Articles of Agreement of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank on 29 June at a formal ceremony in Beijing. Read more

Photo: Thomas Løge Hansteen.

This week, 38 participants from different countries and businesses were gathered at the Embassy to learn more about the rules and regulations regarding Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in China. Arranged by Noralumni and the Norwegian Business Association (NBA), the event offered professional insight and advise, but also a chance to meet and discuss experiences with the particular Chinese... Read more

On 21 March, Kongsberg Automotive and co-partners invited friends and good contacts to an automotive industry event at Four Seasons Hotel, Shanghai, in co-operation with the Norwegian Business Association (NBA) and with the Royal Norwegian Consulate General among the sponsors. Read more

Photo: Global. Photo: Bill Frimyre.

The Government Pension Fund Global is saving for the future generations of Norway. One day the oil will run out, but the return on the fund will continue to benefit the Norwegian population. Read more

Photo: Tom Yulsman.

Invest in Norway is a function that act as the official Norwegian investment promotion agency, providing services and an extensive network to help foreign companies establish and run their business in Norway. Read more

On 26 March a seminar called China Norway Investment Forum – Doing Business in Norway was held in Shanghai. Read more

The Norwegian Business Association (NBA) in Shanghai held their annual meeting (AGM) on 5 March. Read more

The factsheet provide an overview on how the different organizations in Team Norway work to promote and support Norwegian business in China Read more

Photo: NBAI.

Around 200 business professionals from Norwegian companies in Asia will take part in the Norway-Asia Business Summit 2015 taking place in New Delhi 16-18 April. Focusing on the Asian market and the opportunities in the region, Norway-Asia Business Summit gives the opportunity to get professional insight on the business prospects in this exciting region. Read more

Members of NBA Shanghai will gather on March the 5th for the annual general meeting. Read more

Eric Chang, Erik Aaberg and Dan Bjørke

This week members and friends of the Norwegian Business Association (NBA) in Shanghai gathered at Jotun's newly opened first flagship store for decorative paint in China to learn more about e-commerce. Read more