Department for Economic Relations and Development
The Department for Economic Relations and Development is responsible for a forward-looking development policy, multilateral development financing, the Ministry’s economic diplomacy work, promoting Norway’s energy interests, and work relating to climate change and the environment. The Department safeguards Norway’s interests in the WTO and the OECD, and works to promote fairer world trade. Economic analysis is an important part of the Department’s work.
The department is headed by Director General Petter Ølberg.
The department consists of the following sections