Business and industry

Handshake over signed agreement

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries develops and implements policies and framework conditions for business and industry, trade and shipping. In addition to making active use of the instruments at its disposal, it is important that the Ministry influences and follows up work carried out by other ministries that has a bearing on business and industry.

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Countercyclical buffer unchanged

The Ministry of Finance has today decided to keep the level of the countercyclical capital buffer for banks unchanged. This is in line with the advice from Norges Bank. The Financial Supervisory Authority has stated that it concurs with the advice.

Norwegian Invitation to Conclude Coastal State Agreements on Blue Whiting and Norwegian Spring Spawning Herring for 2014

Despite several rounds of negotiations, there are no coastal state agreements in place for 2014 neither for blue whiting nor for Norwegian spring spawning herring. Norway has been ready to conclude both agreements since last autumn.

Financial advisers appointed for privatisation of Entra

Entra and the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries have appointed ABG Sundal Collier, Goldman Sachs and Swedbank as financial advisers for the privatisation of Entra.

Convention Norway - Cyprus

The fisheries negotiation with the EU postponed again

- I regret that Norway and the EU was not able to conclude at this time either, says Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker. We are already on overtime, and this could have been in place last year if the EU didn’t postpone and prolonge both this and other negotiating processes.

Coastal-states talks on mackerel to continue

Yet another round of coastal-states talks on the management of mackerel ended inconclusively today, Friday 24 JanuaryThe parties agreed, however, to reconvene on Tuesday 28 January, in Bergen, Norway.

Agreement Norway - Niue

Countercyclical buffer at 1 pct.

The Ministry of Finance has today decided that the level of the countercyclical buffer should be 1 per cent from the 1st of July 2015. Norges Bank has given advice that the level of the buffer should be 1 per cent. The Financial Supervisory Authority has stated that it concurs with the advice.

Webcast: Corporate Income Tax in a Small Open Economy

What are the challenges facing the corporate income tax and which solutions are available? In this seminar we will focus on possible solutions within the existing international framework; how should the corporate income tax be designed in a globalized world and what can a small open economy do to protect its corporate tax base?

Seminar: Corporate Income Tax in a Small Open Economy

What are the challenges facing the corporate income tax and which solutions are available? In this seminar we will focus on possible solutions within the existing international framework; how should the corporate income tax be designed in a globalized world and what can a small open economy do to protect its corporate tax base?

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Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

Telephone: +47 22 24 90 90

Address

Visiting address: 
Kongens gate 8

Contact information

Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

Telephone: +47 22 24 90 90

Address

Visiting address: 
Kongens gate 8