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Business in Norway, Oslo. Norwegian Economy


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Syllabus of the Subject

Norwegian Foreign Trade. Norway: world's third largest oil exporter

  1. Introduction to the Kingdom of Norway (Europe, Scandinavia)
  2. Norwegian Economy
  3. Business in Oslo
  4. Norwegian Foreign Trade
  5. Investment in Norway
  6. Access to the Norwegian Market
  7. Business Plan for Norway

The goals of the subject “International Trade and Business in” Norway” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Norwegian Economy and Global Trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Norwegian Market
  3. To analyze the trade relations of Norway with the country of the student
  4. To know the Norwegian Trade Agreements
  5. To develop a business plan for the Norwegian Market

E-learning Course Master, International Business

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Norway” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: European Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English + Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Noruega Study Doctorate in International Business in French Norvege Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Noruega.

  1. Credits of the Subject “Doing Business in Norway”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Foreign Trade and Business in CEFTA Countries

Norway Masters, Doctorate, Foreign Trade, Business Masters adapted to Norwegian Students.

International Trade and Business in Norway

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Norwegian Preferential Access and Trade Agreements:

  1. Norway and the European Economic Area
  2. EFTA
    1. Norway as a member of the EFTA has Trade Agreements with Jordan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Macedonia, India, etc
  3. UK-Norway-Iceland Agreement
  4. Faroe Islands-Norway Agreement
  5. Council of the Baltic Sea States
  6. Regional Cooperation Council

EFTA-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention
  3. Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls
  4. COTIF Convention
  5. BIC
  6. Chicago Convention (ICAO)
  7. International Maritime Organization
    1. Istanbul Convention - not a member
  8. Rotterdam Rules
  9. Hamburg Rules
  10. CMR Convention
  11. CIM, CIT Rail Rules
  12. ICS
  13. IRU
    1. TIR Convention
    2. Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport
  14. Customs Convention on Containers - not a member
  15. ICC

Globalization and International Organizations

European Organizations:

  1. OSCE
  2. UNECE

Global Organizations:

  1. Inter-American Development Bank
  2. UN
  3. WB
  4. WTO
  5. IMF
  6. OECD
    1. OECD anti-corruption measures
  7. Asian Development Bank
  8. African Development Bank

The Kingdom of Norway

  1. Norwegian Capital: Oslo
  2. Official Language of Norway: Norwegian.
    1. Norwegian has two modalities: Nynorsk and Bokmal
  3. Norwegian Area: 323,802 km²
  4. Norwegian Population: 5 million people
  5. Type of Government: Parliamentary Republic
  6. Borders of Norway: Russia, Sweden and Finland

Religion in Norway: Protestantism (Evangelical Lutheran Church) - Christianity.

Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Norway belongs to the European Economic Area.


Norwegian Economy.

  1. The Kingdom of Norway is one of the richest countries in the world
  2. Norway is the country with the highest human development index
  3. Norwegian GDP (nominal): 501,582 million dollars
  4. GDP per capita: USD 99,664 (the third of the world)
  5. Currency: Norwegian krone
  6. Norway has abundant natural resources (natural gas, hydropower, fisheries and minerals)
  7. Other important sectors of the Norwegian economy are agri-food industry, shipbuilding, metallurgy, mining, paper and chemicals
  8. Strong state intervention in certain sectors such as oil
  9. Norway is one of the countries with the highest fiscal pressure in the world

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Norwegian Foreign Trade.

  1. The Kingdom of Norway is the world's third largest oil exporter (25% of Norwegian GDP)
  2. Norway is the world's second largest fishery products exporter
  3. The main Norwegian Exports are petroleum, machinery and equipment, metals, chemical products, ships, fishing products
  4. Top Norwegian exports destinations: the UK (22%), Germany, the Netherlands, France, Sweden
  5. The main Norwegian Imports are machinery and equipment, chemical products, metals, food products
  6. The main suppliers of Norway are Sweden, Germany, China, the UK, Denmark

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