Welcome to Norway! - Business

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Welcome to Norway! - Business


The Norwegian Trade Council (North America) - works to promote and increase exports of Norwegian products, services, and technology to the United States and Canada.

Norwegian Industry Attachés - San Francisco - supports Norwegian industry with technology transfer and partnering in its efforts to position itself in the international market place.

Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. -  promotes trade and goodwill and fosters business, financial and professional interest between Norway and the United States of America

Norwegian Seafood Export Council - the Norwegian fisheries industry's combined marketing and information agency.

Norges Bank - The central bank's responsibilities and organisation, inflation report, petroleum fund, and more.

Why Norway said "No" to the EU is an economic analysis of the November 28, 1994, election results.

Norwegian Online Information Service (NOIS) - web site includes articles on:

EuroCall's Yellow Pages - Information on more than 200.000 Norwegian businesses, and their goods and services.  Yellow Pages - Norway is also available at this url

HUGIN Online - Press releases and official financial information from all companies on the Norwegian Stock Exchange, and annual reports for some.Updated continuously.

List of companies on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Stock Quotes

Currency ratings

Statistics Norway

GENS - WWW-server for shipping info.

Kopinor - established in 1980 to administer the rights for photocopying and other secondary uses of printed and published copyright works.

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate - supervisory agency promoting sound management of Norwegian petroleum resources.

Some Norwegian companies:

Aker Maritime - supplier of oil and gas related technology and products.

Det Norske Veritas (DNV) -  one of the world's leading maritime classification societies, Det Norske Veritas establishes rules for the construction of ships and mobile offshore platforms and carries out in-service inspection of ships and mobile offshore units.

Jøtul of Norway - the world's oldest and largest producer of cast-iron stoves. Established in 1853, Jøtul produces
approximately 100,000 woodstoves and fireplaces each year to an established international market of over 30 countries.

Kværner - Shipbuilding, oil and gas, mechanical engineering and pulp and paper. Kværner is one of Norways largest industrial enterprises with some 24,000 employees.

Norsk Hydro AS - Agricultural products, industrial chemicals, aluminum, oil and gas, and more.

Opera software - The small, fast, customizable, powerful but user-friendly web browser.  It has gained very favorable reviews in such magazines as InternetWorld and Windows Magazine.

Scandinavian University Press - Publisher of academic books and journals in English.

Statoil - The Norwegian state's oil company.

John Follesdal
Copyright 1998