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

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.

E-Commerce in China: The $589 Billion Market!

Chinese consumers are relying more and more on the internet to purchase products which has made the Chinese e-commerce market skyrocket. The possibilities are vast if you know how to take advantage of them! China, as the world’s second biggest economy, is an important market to be present in. Luckily, reaching the many millions of… Read More

Food and beverages in China

What if you could reach 500 million people with your product? How would that affect your sales? China has an appetite for foreign produced food, and some products within food and beverage have less strict trade barriers than others. The Chinese food and beverage market is extremely diverse and one of the largest in the world,… Read More

Chinese Aquaculture

Opportunities in Chinese aquaculture

China is today the worlds largest aquaculture production nation. Most of the aquaculture production in China is land based solutions. The current challenges of pollution, disease and genetic degradation in China, create a need to acquire state-of-the-art knowledge and technology for the country’s development towards a more sustainable direction. This process creates business opportunities for Norwegian… Read More

Ship in floating dock

Building new vessels for growing ocean research activities in China

General-purpose oceanographic research vessels are becoming hot tenderee among Chinese shipyards. This is a new opportunity for Norwegian offshore & maritime equipment suppliers. Chinese universities with ambitions to carry out ocean-oriented scientific research programs are planning or have placed orders to build their own research vessels. These universities will become new ship-owners in the coming… Read More

China-Europe block train

En ny silkevei på skinner – utbygging av jernbanenettet og togtrafikken i Kina

Kinas økonomiske vekst er kjent, det samme er landets voldsomme satsning på infrastruktur. Omfattende utbygging av jernbanenettet og togtrafikken i Kina er derfor ikke noe nytt. Det nye er utviklingen av komplekse «direkteruter» til Europa med avstander på opptil 13.000 kilometer. Begreper som «Den nye silkeveien» er treffende. Dette vil endre handelsmønstre, åpne nye markeder… Read More