Tagged: Trade

On the Edge: Trade and Development

Over the 50 years, Norway and the U.S. have been staunch supporters of a traditional international development policy line that highlights foreign aid as one of the main components for reducing global poverty. Hundreds...

Marked growth in mainland Norway

Gross domestic product (GDP) for mainland Norway grew by 0.9 per cent in the 3rd quarter, compared to an increase of 0.5 per cent in the two previous quarters. The growth was led by...

Discussing a trade agreement with Hong Kong

The ongoing negotiations on a trade agreement was the main topic when Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Trond Giske, had political conversations in Hong Kong this morning. – We expect to finish by...

Norwegian social model benefits value creation

A new leader for Norwegian industry-oriented research has taken the helm. The recently appointed Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske believes in user-driven research and seeks to encourage private companies to increase their...

Lower oil prices gave less surplus

Current account surplus accounted for NOK 83 billion in the third quarter; 28 percent less than the corresponding quarter in 2008. The main reason for this is a decline in oil prices. Since the...

Oslo Børs to launch a new regulated marketplace

Oslo Børs is establishing Oslo Connect, a new regulated marketplace for trading in non-standardised derivatives (OTC derivatives). The launch of this marketplace will give investors a new and unique venue for efficient and secure...

DnB NOR removes StatoilHydro, adds RCCL

DnB NOR removes StatoilHydro, adds RCCL to weekly “buy” list of Oslo stocks On Sept. 28, DnB NOR Markets dropped oil major StatoilHydro ASA (OSL: STL) while adding cruise giant Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd,...