Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 – Norwegian Pavilion

Join the Norwegian Pavilion at Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 to build connections with professionals in the marine, offshore, oil and natural gas industries in Asia. Asia Pacific Maritime (APM), a premier event in Asia, takes place every even year. 15,000 owners, builders, technical procurers and end-users from Asia and 1,500+ international suppliers in the shipbuilding and… Read More

Solar power will light up Vietnam

Incentives for cheaper electricity from solar energy has significantly sparked activities in the Vietnam solar sector. Local investors and international solar suppliers are teaming up while international donors and local/international banks are considering to provide financial packages for solar energy. (Photo: Solar BK Vietnam) The Vietnamese Government has set demanding targets for solar power development, which are… Read More

Japanese-Norwegian partnership in developing a carbon neutral hydrogen value chain

Hydrogen produced from Norwegian renewable power can succeed in the Japanese energy market. Japan and Norway are both globally prominent energy nations and are investing considerably in R&D as well as in commercialization of technology. While Norway is gifted with rich natural resources and is a net exporter of primary energy, Japan is a globally considerable… Read More

Demands of functional food in Vietnam

There is a growing demand for vitamin supplements and other functional foods in the Vietnamese market. Norwegian players have just started entering the market. Møller liver fish oil and different Norwegian vitamin supplements are already distributed in pharmacies, specialty shops and online stores in Vietnam. As Vietnamese buyers highly value Norwegian supplements for quality and… Read More

Aging society and elderly care in Korea

A recent rehabilitation center development project in a region of Korea will open opportunities for Norwegian solution or product exporters. In line with a series of elderly care industry development projects, Korea is initiating a Training Center for Leadership in the Rehabilitation Industry, mainly focusing on the growing elderly population. This training center will be supported… Read More

Join the Chinese health food mania!

Text by: Viktor Grande Røssnes, based on a report from the Norwegian Consulate General in Shanghai. A fast-growing market for health food has developed in China. This market is expected to reach USD 70 billion  within 2020, triple the 2010 value. This market represents huge opportunities for Norwegian companies within cod fish oil, mineral and… Read More

Follow Vietnam on Its Way to Be a Tech-Startup Nation?

Vietnam startup landscape ranks third in the South East Asia and foreigners rank Ho Chi Minh city as “the world’s best tech start-up hubs.  If you are a Norwegian looking for a place for setting up your tech startup or just for tech-outsourcing, why not come to Vietnam? Vietnam will soon put its name on… Read More

Fast growing beer market for Norwegian exporters in South Korea

A change in consumer behaviour in the beer market combined with the new free trade agreement between EFTA and Korea, presents opportunities for Norwegian companies. The Korean beer market has been solely growing, while other liquor markets have been struggling with almost zero growth for the last 5 years. If you take a closer look at the… Read More

UK’s Creative Industries is growing at almost twice the rate of the wider economy

UK, and escpecially London, is becoming a hub for the worlds creative industry. Norwegian companies taking part in this will definately have an advantage.  The creative industries are growing faster than any other business sector in most of the UK according to new data from Nesta, with 47 “creative clusters” now scattered across the country.… Read More

Learn about the business climate in India for Norwegian companies

The1st Business Climate Survey of India for Norwegian companies is to be released in Oslo on January 11th. The survey will have a dedicated report on opportunities in the Maritime sector, and give input for Norwegian businesses in all sectors interested in India. India has been described as the “only bright spot” on the global economic… Read More