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Norway Natural Gas Exports

Norway has now fully taken over Russia’s role as the largest gas supplier to Germany. Norway’s share of German gas supply has increased from just unde...
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Posted on October 3, 2023

Norway fresh salmon exports continue to rise

Norway exported 95,620 tonnes of salmon worth NOK 9.6 billion (£735 million) in July. Export value increased by 13%, compared to July last year, and expo...
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Posted on September 7, 2023

Norway fish exports rise

The value of Norwegian seafood exports to China hit a record high in the first quarter of this year. More than 40,000 metric tons of salmon, cod and oth...
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Posted on May 24, 2023

Norway seafood exports to USA

Seafood exports from Norway to the USA saw the greatest growth in value in the first quarter, showing an increase in export value of NOK 1 billion (€87 m...
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Posted on April 17, 2023

Norway Exports Seafood Worth €3.6bn

Norway exported NOK 41.4 billion (€3.6 billion) worth of seafood in the first quarter of 2023 which is an increase of NOK 7.4 billion (€645 million), o...
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Posted on April 14, 2023

UK imports more cod from Norway

The UK has increased imports of cod from Norway after the government imposed a tariff on Russian imports. Previously, more than 40% of cod used in tradi...
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Posted on November 9, 2022

Norway exports record

Exports from Norway reached a record in July, mainly caused by natural gas prices which have increased since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Statistic...
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Posted on August 17, 2022

Norway electricity exports threatened

Norway is threatening to ration exports of electricity; water levels in southern Norway have been sufficiently low that the government may prioritise its d...
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Posted on August 10, 2022

Norway salmon exports rise

The value of salmon exports from Norway during October rose by 14% year on year. Although the export performance did not quite match the September recor...
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Posted on November 24, 2021

Record seafood exports from Norway

Seafood exports from Norway have hit a half year record, with salmon once again the top export. Norway's seafood exports were worth NOK 53.7bn (£4.5bn), ...
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Posted on July 5, 2021

Norway to get first electric vehicle exports

Electric vehicles benefit from a preferential tax system in Norway, so they are extremely popular in the country. An EV manufacturing company based in C...
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Posted on May 8, 2021

Norway Sea Drones to Ferry Grocery Freight

As freight movement constitutes a major source of carbon emissions, a pioneering project with Norway’s largest grocery distributor, will use two new auto...
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Posted on February 16, 2021

Norway whitefish, coldwater shrimp exports fall

Generally exports of fish from Norway were stable during 2020, but cold water shrimp and white fish exports were reduced. There was a 4% volume decrease i...
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Posted on January 6, 2021

Norway exports may suffer from strike escalation

A nationwide strike by security guards in Norway could affect exports. Strikes may shut the Nyhamna gas processing plant and two large gas fields from to...
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Posted on November 27, 2020

Norway fresh salmon exports to Asia rise

Fresh salmon exports from Norway fell by 3% week-on-week in week 41, even though exports to South Korea, China and Japan rose. Exports to the USA, the EU...
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Posted on October 12, 2020

Rail Freight Link Sweden – Norway Opens

A new weekly shuttle service has been commenced by a Norwegian rail freight operator to link Oslo, the capital of Norway, to the Port of Gothenburg, claimi...
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Posted on September 16, 2020

Covid-19 Drop in August salmon exports from Norway

Salmon exports from Norway took a big Covid hit during August, the latest figures show. Export sales fell by seven per cent in volume terms to 95,100 tonn...
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Posted on September 1, 2020

Farmed salmon exports from Norway fell 18% in past week

Salmon exports are becoming increasingly difficult because of border closures and travel bans. "The only thing that is certain is that there is a lot of...
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Posted on June 13, 2020

Norway fish exports to UK

Exports of fresh salmon to the UK from Norway increased by 27 per cent last week, at the end of March, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council. Expor...
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Posted on May 5, 2020

Norway fish exports via Belarus

Belarus is now Norway’s largest importer of trout and salmon, but from January 9th 2020, transit export sales to Russia will be closed. Russia closed ...
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Posted on December 28, 2019

Norway seafood exports to China growing

Seafood exports from Norway to China are growing steadily, and Norway would be willing to strengthen cooperation between Chinese and Norwegian companies in...
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Posted on November 9, 2019

Norway Exports Decline Sharply In July

Exports from Norway fell sharply in July compared with last year, according to the government Statistics Office in Norway. Although exports plunged 19....
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Posted on August 22, 2019

Norway praises India

Norway has praised India for accepting a UN court ruling on its maritime boundary dispute with Bangladesh. Norway said it was a "very, very good example...
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Posted on July 13, 2019

Salmon exports from Norway to China to triple after end of restrictions

China’s decision last to lift a ban on some Norwegian salmon imports will triple the volume of the trade in the second half of 2018 and drive up prices, ...
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Posted on July 16, 2018

Salmon exports from Norway to China fall

Salmon exports from Norway to China fell to 355 tonnes last week from 523 tonnes the previous week. However, this was an increase from just 15 tonnes in t...
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Posted on February 15, 2018

Norway salmon exports to China increase

Salmon exports from Norway to China rose to 395 tonnes during the second week of December,from 291 tonnes the previous week, and from 109 tonnes in the cor...
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Posted on December 26, 2017

Norway Clears Shipping Lines Acquisition

The Norwegian Competition Authority has approved the proposed acquisition of the Norwegian freight shipping firm, Nor Lines, by the Dutch logistics company...
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Posted on September 8, 2017

Norway signs agreement on salmon exports to China

Norway has agreed in principle to begin farmed salmon exports to China after a seven-year trade conflict. "For some weeks now there have been discussion...
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Posted on June 27, 2017

Oslo airport imports biofuels from California

Oslo airport is importing jet fuel made from waste cooking oil in California. This has invoked criticism that shipping and trucking it more than 16,000 ki...
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Posted on June 24, 2017

Norway seafood exports up a record 26% in 2016

Norway has beaten all previous records, and exported seafood worth NOK 65 billion (€7.3bn) this year to date; an increase of 26%, or NOK 13.2bn, compared...
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Posted on October 6, 2016

Sales and exports soar for cleaning product firm

A Yorkshire based cleaning products company has recorded what it described as “unprecedented” sales at the end of its financial year, with export sales...
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Posted on August 10, 2016

Norway Power Dispute over gas exports

A dispute in Norway is centred on Nyhamna, a gas processing plant being expanded with freight-train sized modules to allow it to supply about 22 million Eu...
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Posted on November 29, 2015

Finland Post to cease air and sea freight business in Scandinavia

Finland’s postal operator, Itella, said it will abandon its business activities in the fields of air and sea freight in Scandinavia in order to improve p...
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Posted on October 30, 2014

Norway seafood exports hit by Ukraine crisis

The military and political crisis in Ukraine has caused Norwegian seafood exports to the country to drop by nearly 40% so far this year, according to figur...
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Posted on July 15, 2014

Norway, Kazakhstan Seeking to Expand Cooperation

Already cooperating and supporting each other in world nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament efforts, Norway and Kazakhstan are seeking to expand cop-op...
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Posted on June 11, 2014

Poland now top customer for Norway fish exports

Poland is now Norway’s largest export market for seafood, partly due to soaring cod exports to the country. Figures from the first quarter of 2014 show t...
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Posted on May 28, 2014

Free Trade Agreement may have big consequences for Norway exports

The Norwegian government said that the free trade agreement being negotiated between the EU and US could have serious consequences for Norway’s seafood e...
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Posted on May 5, 2014

Seafood exports from Norway show continued growth

Seafood exports worth NOK 5.4 billion (USD 903 million) from Norway in February, represented an increase of NOK 1.2 billion (USD 200.7 million) or 29 per c...
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Posted on March 23, 2014

Norway expects a 5% to 10% increase in salmon exports to Malaysia

Norway expects to increase the volume of its salmon exports to Malaysia this year by 5% to 10% from 1,900 tonnes in the previous year. Norwegian Seafood...
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Posted on March 20, 2014

Norway wood exports to EU increase

Norway's exports to the EU countries are performing very well. The volume of softwood logs shipped by Norway to European Union member countries, from Janu...
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Posted on March 9, 2014

Norway Fish Exports at all-time high

EXPORTS of Norwegian seafood in January soared in value by 25 per cent to 5.9 billion Norwegian kroners (NOK) – an increase of NOK 1.2 billion over Janua...
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Posted on February 19, 2014

Russia banning fish imports from Norway

Russian vets recently returned from a visit to Norway;they are unsatisfied with the food safety control and want to stop all import of fresh fish and fish ...
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Posted on January 11, 2014

Import from Oslo of famous tree

The world's most famous Christmas tree was exported from Norway via Immingham to London. Shipping free of charge on DFDS, the tree arrived on Saturday 30 N...
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Posted on December 12, 2013

Freight Train takes the strain

The equivalent of approximately 12500 freight truckloads per year is transported to Northern Norway by train.  The freight train travels from Alnabru in O...
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Posted on December 8, 2013

Additional Freight Services to Arctic Circle

The Finnmark region in Norway will soon benefit from additional freight services supplied by a combination of rail and truck. The town of Narvik currently ...
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Posted on December 7, 2013

Norway Seafood Export Record

Last month, seafood exports from Norway were up in value by 32 per cent, compared with last year.  This represented the highest-ever value of Norwegian se...
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Posted on November 22, 2013

Controversial Shipping route

The Russian Prime Minister was promoting a controversial shipping route at the Barents summit in Kirkenes, Norway, earlier this month. The shipping route a...
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Posted on June 24, 2013

India Shipping Strength

In April a delegation from Norway visited India to participate in a joint working group; after a day of talks 25 business representatives visited yards, ow...
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Posted on June 18, 2013

Nor Shipping Event

The Nor Shipping Event opened its doors in Oslo on 3 June, to welcome top shipping executives from all over the world. As a new departure, the event is enc...
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Posted on June 17, 2013

Floods May delay Norway Freight

Flood warnings for Norway suggest that freight cargo may be delayed as major roads are closed in Akershus, Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud.  Freight railway l...
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Posted on May 24, 2013
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