Subordinate agencies and institutions under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
Subordinate agencies and institutions
Export Finance Norway (Eksfin)
Export Finance Norway (Eksportfinansiering Norge (Eksfin)) promotes Norwegian exports mainly by offering financing to buyers of Norwegian exporter's goods and services. The purpose is for Norwegian exporters to get new contracts, which contribute to employment and growth in Norway.
Web page: https://www.eksfin.no/en
Nowegian Accreditation is the Norwegian accreditation body.
Web page: http://www.akkreditert.no/no/
Norwegian Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights
Web page: http://www.kfir.no/
Norwegian Metrology Service (Justervesenet)
Justervesenet (Norwegian Metrology Service) is a governmental agency under Department of Industry and Trade. It is responsible for the existence of a national metrological infrastructure in Norway which has national and international acceptance.
Web page: http://www.justervesenet.no/
Norwegian Space Agency
The Norwegian Space Agency (NOSA) is a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Web page: http://www.romsenter.no/eng
The Brønnøysund Register Centre
The Brønnøysund Register Centre is a government body under Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, and consists of several different national computerised registers.
Web page: http://brreg.no/
The Competition Authority
The Directorate of Fisheries
The Directorate of Fisheries, with its head office in Bergen, serves as the Ministry’s advisory and executive body in matters pertaining to fishing and the management of aquaculture.The main tasks involve regulation, guidance, supervision, resource management and quality control.
Web page: http://www.fiskeridir.no/
The Directorate of Mining
The Directorate of Mining with the Commissioner of Mines at Svalbard is the government’s technical department for administrating the extraction of mineral resources. The Directorate is a department within the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Web page: http://www.dirmin.no/
The Geological Survey of Norway (NGU)
NGU is the national institution for knowledge on bedrock, mineral resources, surficial deposits and groundwater.
Web page: http://www.ngu.no/
The Institute of Marine Research
The Institute of Marine Research, with its head office in Bergen, serves in an advisory capacity to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries and performs key tasks in the investigation and monitoring of fish stocks and marine mammals, the marine and coastal environment and activities related to aquaculture and sea ranching.
Web page: http://www.imr.no/
The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (Garantiinstituttet for eksportkreditt (GIEK))
On July 1st 2021, there was a merger between Export Credit Norway and The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (Garantiinstituttet for eksportkreditt (GIEK)) into Export Finance Norway (Eksportfinansiering Norge - Eksfin). The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency issued guarantees on behalf of the Norwegian State before Export Finance Norway was established.
Web page: https://www.eksfin.no/en/
The Norwegian Industrial Property Office
The primary role of The Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO) is to support Norwegian industry and promote economic growth. Raising awareness and increasing understanding of industrial property rights is an essential element in enabling companies to secure their investments and develop a competitive edge in the global market.
Web page: http://www.patenstyret.no/
The Norwegian Maritime Authority
The Norwegian Maritime Authority is a government body sub-ordinated the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The Authority has jurisdiction over ships registered in Norway and foreign ships arriving Norwegian ports. The Authority's main goals are to prevent accidents and to achieve a high level of safety for lives, health, vessels and the environment.
Web page: https://www.sjofartsdir.no/en/
The Norwegian National Coastal Administration
The Norwegian Coastal Administration is an advisory and executive body for the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries in the management of ports and fairways.
Web page: http://www.kystverket.no/