The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing and the Consulates in Shanghai and Guangzhou work to promote Norwegian economic and political interests in China. Working for and with the Norwegian business community is a key priority for the embassy.
The Official Representation of Norway in China are:
Innovation Norway is the Norwegian Government’s most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry.
Innovation Norway support companies in developing their competitive advantage and to enhance innovation. Norwegian enterprises have access to a broad business support system as well as financial means. Innovation Norway provides competence, advisory services, promotional services and network services. The marketing of Norway as a tourist destination is also considered one of the organisation’s important tasks. By combining local industry knowledge and international networks with the business ideas and the motivation of entrepreneurs, the foundation for new successful businesses is created. Innovation Norway contributes to:
Innovation Norway is the Norwegian government’s official trade representative abroad. It aims to assist Norwegian businesses grow and find new markets. Local presence is therefore of crucial concern to them. Innovation Norway is represented in more than 30 countries worldwide and in all Norwegian counties. Their head office is in Oslo.
The Norwegian Seafood Council works together with the Norwegian fisheries and aquaculture industry to develop markets for Norwegian seafood. The Norwegian Seafood Council aims to increase the value of Norwegian seafood resources. We do this through market insights, market development, market risk management and reputational risk management in select markets around the world.
The concept “Team Norway” is an initiative led by the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries to enhance Norwegian business abroad through closer cooperation between different actors, such as the embassies, Innovation Norway, various support organisations and other sector related organisations. Local Team Norway’s are coordinated by the diplomatic mission countries where appropriate, in order to promote synergies in the efforts to promote Norwegian business.