FAQ: Business and Trade

The Embassy provides assistance to Norwegian companies in Oceania. We work together with Innovation Norway, the Norwegian government’s official trade representative abroad. The Embassy also provides some information to overseas companies who wish to establish in or trade with Norway. However, for further assistance regarding this, please contact your home country’s embassy accredited to Norway.

 

FAQ 1: Norwegian law texts in English

FAQ 2: Finding a particular company in Norway

FAQ 3: Starting a business in Norway

FAQ 4: Trade fairs and exhibitions in Norway

FAQ 5: Norwegian companies in Oceania

FAQ 6: Services and support for Norwegian companies in Oceania

FAQ 7: Import of goods from Norway

FAQ 8: Import seafood from Norway

FAQ 9: Export to Norway

  

FAQ 1: Norwegian law texts in English

Some Norwegian Acts of Parliament are available in English translation from the Faculty of Law library, University of Oslo and at Lovdata.

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FAQ 2: Finding a particular company in Norway

Most Norwegian companies are registered in the Registry for legal entities, the Brønnøysund Register Centre. On their website, you can search for specific businesses or entities. 

You can also search for companies at NorTrade, the official Norwegian trade portal. There you can search for companies by name or based on the industry sector.

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FAQ 3: Starting a business in Norway

For information related to registering and running a business in Norway, please see the Norwegian web portal, Altinn.

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FAQ 4: Trade fairs and exhibitions in Norway 

For information about up-coming trade fairs and exhibitions in Norway, please see Norway Trade Fairs. 

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FAQ 5: Norwegian companies in Oceania

A list of Norwegian businesses in Australia is available on the Embassy’s website. Please note that the list is only updated based on the companies’ registration with the Embassy. It is up the individual companies to ensure that their registration is up to date. Registration is voluntary. Companies who choose not to register are not included on the list.  

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FAQ 6: Services and support for Norwegian companies in Oceania

The Norwegian Embassy in Canberra, with support from the Norwegian Consulates in Oceania, work to promote Norwegian businesses, Norwegian goods & services and Norway as a travel destination. For more information on how we may assist, please see the Embassy’s website.

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FAQ 7: Import of goods from Norway

The official Norwegian trade portal, NorTrade, is a gateway to Norwegian export market. There you can choose a sector to get an overview of export companies, products, industry organisations, trade leads and latest news from the industry, or search for individual companies.

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FAQ 8: Import seafood from Norway

The Norwegian Seafood Council provides information about Norwegian seafood. They also provide a list of companies exporting seafood from Norway. The list allows you to search on both products and import country.

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FAQ 9: Export to Norway

The Norwegian Customs are responsible for regulations regarding import restrictions for certain goods, trade agreements etc in Norway.

The Norwegian Tax Administration is responsible for taxes or duties payable for export and import of goods to Norway.

 

 


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