Norway-Asia Business Summit

Norway-Asia Business Summit 2023

The Norway-Asia Business Summit 2023, held in Bangkok from November 30 to December 1 at the Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel, brought together distinguished speakers and experts across various industries, fostering discussions on crucial topics ranging from environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices to digital transformation and investment opportunities. The summit provided a platform for insightful […]

Welcome to the Summit!


I am pleased that we have joined forces with the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce to organise the Norway-Asia Business Summit (NABS) 2023 in Bangkok. Business promotion is a key priority of the Embassy. The government of Norway has set ambitious targets to increase exports other than oil and gas by 50% by 2030 and at […]

Bridging Asia’s Digital Divide

Bridging Asia’s Digital Divide

Two major mergers, along with the formation of an independent entity in Asia, has allowed Telenor to stay ahead of a rapidly changing telecom industry while fostering inclusive digital societies. Data has become one of Asia’s most important resources. For instance, mobile data consumption is 5-6 times higher in Thailand and Malaysia compared to Norway. […]

Smarter Seafood

Smarter Seafood

Norwegian seafood is being served with a side of technology, although most consumers may not realise just how high-tech the industry has become. Innovation has been at the heart of the Norwegian seafood industry since dried cod was first exported in the 11th century. The past 60 years have seen several innovations emerge that ensure […]

The Meaning of ESG  

The meaning of ESG  

As reporting and consultants pour into the ESG space, are boards and companies losing sight of what it actually means?  Where did ESG come from? Many attribute a 2004 United Nations report called Who Cares Wins as the first mainstream use of the concept. It raised awareness for something many boardrooms had been working to […]

Revealing Renewable Energy Secrets

While everyone claims to be leading renewable energy efforts, Norway is doing the work. So much so, that they forgot to tell anyone. The secret is out now and that’s a good thing. When it comes to renewable energy, Norway may be the world’s best-kept secret. In fact, it can be surprising to hear just […]

Leading the EV Charge

From cars to tuk-tuks and motorbikes, electric vehicles are becoming more commonplace in Thailand. The country needs to support these efforts while building EV infrastructure. According to the Land Transport Department, there were 50,347 electric vehicle (EV) registrations in Thailand during the first nine months of 2023 which accounted for 9.7 percent of all new […]

Can ASEAN Build an Interconnected Energy Market? 

Can ASEAN Build an Interconnected Energy Market?

ASEAN has long wanted to create an interconnected energy market but the project has yet to get off the ground. Thinking smaller may hold the key to long-term success.   The Formal Agreement on ASEAN Energy Cooperation signed by the bloc’s Member States in 1986 was the first attempt to build a framework that supported energy […]

Enforcing Free Trade Agreements

Officials spend considerable time and effort crafting trade agreements. Comprehensive trade deals increasingly run to hundreds of pages of legal rules accompanied by thousands of pages of country-specific commitments. But once a deal is done, signed and enters into force, what happens? The agreement is available for savvy companies in member countries to use. They […]

Welcoming Rystad Energy as our valued Energy Sponsor

Rystad Energy

The Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Rystad Energy has confirmed its participation as our special sponsor for the Energy Breakout Session for the upcoming Norway-Asia Business Summit 2023 (NABS). Rystad Energy is a leading global independent research and business intelligence company dedicated to helping clients navigate the future of energy. By […]

Registration will be open
in September 2023

Registration will be open in September 2023