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

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

Cruise ships – several large scale vessels are planned in China

It is likely that China will become the largest cruise market in the world as several large scale vessels are planned. Norwegian companies can become alliance partners contributing with their technology, experience, design and IT-competence.

Indonesia shows interest in Norwegian aquaculture

Indonesia is growing and becoming a country full of opportunities for Norwegian businesses. Are you operating within the aquaculture industry and have the right technology, knowledge, patience and ambitions in order to extend your market and go global?  With a growing interest in aquaculture and a need for foreign partners, Indonesia may be the right… Read More

Opportunities for Norwegian Companies in the Indian Aerospace & Defence Sector

India has a huge defense sector, with a great need for modernization. The market opportunity for aerospace and defence (A&D) electronics in India is pegged to be at USD 70-72 billion in next 10-12 years. The Navy and Coast Guard could be a promising market for the Norwegian maritime sector. The Government of India has… Read More

Vietnam Goes Greener: Renewable energy potential

Vietnam currently demands for technologies to adapt with climate change effects, to overcome environmental disasters and also to exploit renewable energy potential. Like other developing countries, Vietnam is facing to the issue of balancing between sustaining economic growth and protecting the environment. Recently, Vietnam has been facing a number of environmental problems such as “Mass… Read More