Tagged: Sylvia Brustad

Norwegian Design Council: Strategic design pays off

The Norwegian Design Council (NDC) recently introduced 18 Norwegian projects that received the Design Effect award in 2009. These are proven cases that design has a positive impact on profitability and the company’s bottom...

Norway’s PM: An excellent team for safe governance

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today presented a number of changes in the Government. Seven ministers have been given new fields of responsibility while six new ministers have been appointed. ”I am proud of...

Increasing competition for Norwegian tourism

With fjords, mountains, the Arctic, and more, Norway has much to offer to tourists. But in a down economy and expensive prices, Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Sylvia Brustad, created a competition for...

Norwegian-Russian discussions on economic cooperation

Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov (photo) is in the Norwegian capital Oslo to discuss economic cooperation with the Norwegian Prime Minister and Minister of Trade and Industry. On Wednesday, Zubkov meets with...

The Aker controversy: Røkke breaks the silence

After three weeks of silence, investor Kjell Inge Røkke at a press conference on Wednesday April 22 broke the silence to give his version of the recent controversial transactions between Aker ASA and Aker...

Aker sees no grounds to alter Aker Solutions deal

OSLO, April 8 (Reuters) – Norwegian industrial group Aker ASA (AKER.OL) said on Wednesday it saw no grounds for altering or revoking a $250 million asset sale to Aker Solutions despite the industry minister’s...

Norway to open study in nature guiding on Svalbard

  The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry has given 1 million NOK to the establishment of an innovative study in nature guiding in Arctic areas by the University Centre on Svalbard, reports The...

Telenor’s appeal rejected

Russian court has rejected Telenor’s appeal to suspend a 1,7 billion ruling. An arbitration court in Siberia today (March 24) rejected an appeal by Norway’s telecoms giant Telenor to suspend a court ruling to...