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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

Ukraine, Norway agree on visa-free freight transport

Ukraine and Norway have signed an agreement on visa-free freight transport, which allows cargo carriers to travel between the two countries without permits...
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Posted on September 5, 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

Shipping to give something back

A Norwegian shipowner has called for ship owners to give something back after making money from the disruption caused by war. The company has donated a ...
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Posted on January 31, 2023

Shipping sector COP27 pledge

The UK government has announced that it made a major pledge alongside the US, Norway, and the Netherlands to roll out zero-emission shipping routes between...
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Posted on November 14, 2022

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

Ireland – higher farmed seafood exports in 2021

Ireland was able to increase exports in organic farmed salmon last year, although revenues were down by 14%, mainly due to increased supply from competitor...
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Posted on April 25, 2022

Norwegian seafood exports

Seafood exportsfrom Norway hit a new record last year, earning Norway's fishermen and fish farmers revenue of NOK 120.8 billion (£10bn). Salmon accounted...
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Posted on January 6, 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

R W Freight Golden Anniversary

R W Freight Services Ltd was incorporated 50 years ago today. It began by offering full-load services to Norway, which was beginning to open up as a Rol...
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Posted on January 7, 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

Freight forwarders freight ferry support measures

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) gave a cautious welcome to the UK Government’s announcement on 24 April of support measures for frei...
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Posted on April 29, 2020

Exports from Norway to China drop dramatically

Salmon exports to China from Norway have collapsed by up to 90 per cent among some companies since the coronavirus struck China more than three weeks ago. ...
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Posted on February 22, 2020

Exports from Norway going well

Seafood exports from Norway did well in January, despite coronavirus affecting business with China during the final week. Exports totalled 207,000 tonne...
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Posted on February 10, 2020

Railways event in Sweden

An international event focusing on transportation between Belarus, Latvia, and Scandinavia has been organized by Latvian Railways in Sweden. Belarusian ...
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Posted on December 11, 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

Potential Strike in Norway

Unions in Norway have warned that up to 25 000 private sector workers may go out on strike as from Monday April 1st if last-ditch mediation on this year’...
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Posted on March 29, 2019

Norway seafood exports record

Norway exported 198,700 tonnes of seafood with a value of NOK 7.8 billion in February. This is a reduction of  22 per cent in volume but an increase in va...
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Posted on March 8, 2019

Norway ceasing defence-related exports to Saudi Arabia

Norway has decided to enforce restrictions on sales of defence-related technology to Saudi Arabia. Currently controversy surrounds KSA due to its involveme...
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Posted on November 21, 2018

Nigeria imports Stockfish from Norway

The Norwegian Seafood Council revealed that Nigeria imported more than 9,000 metric tonnes of stockfish from Norway in 2017, making it the largest importer...
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Posted on November 14, 2018

Spain expects record grape exports in 2018 season

Murcia, Spain’s grape-growing region, expects exports to reach record levels of around 160,000 metric tons (MT) this season. In 2017 the region export...
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Posted on September 5, 2018

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 rising

Norway exported 233 tonnes of fresh salmon to China during the third week in May, up from 44 tonnes the previous week and compared to 29 tonnes during the ...
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Posted on June 19, 2018

Stockholm summit with Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and India

The Indian  Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Sweden last week for trade talks. A Nordic-Indian summit took place with the leaders of Denmark, Finla...
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Posted on April 23, 2018

Increase in Yorkshire & Humber food and drink exports

Food and drink exports from Yorkshire and the Humber reached £1.14bn in 2017, an increase of 11% compared with 2016. That is according to the latest HM...
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Posted on April 3, 2018

Salmon Exports from Norway on the rise

Combined exports of salmon from Norway for China and Vietnam, rose during Week 6 of 2018 to 633 tonnes from 538 tonnes in same week last year. Export vo...
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Posted on February 22, 2018

Norwegian salmon exports to China rise

During Week 6 of 20189, Norway exported 420 tonnes of fresh salmon to China, an increase over 355 tonnes the previous week. This was a fraction of the tot...
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Posted on February 21, 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 signs deal to resume salmon exports to China

Norway moved closer to resuming its exports of farmed salmon to China on Tuesday after the two countries signed an agreement, Norway's Fisheries Ministry s...
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Posted on May 26, 2017

Dutch avocado imports

In 2016, the Netherlands imported a record €433m of avocados. This makes it the largest importer of avocados in the world after the US, according to the ...
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Posted on May 17, 2017
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