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Identifying a supplier in Norway

Industrial and Manufacturing Profile

Industry accounts for 29.1% of the GDP. Oil and gas field machinery, food processing, offshore industry, fishing, shipbuilding, metals and mechanical engineering are the most significant forms of industry. Of the 50 largest companies in Norway, 10 are oil companies and numerous others are associated with the offshore industry.

Mechanical engineering is a major sector in terms of turnover, number of employees and exports. The sector has about 4,000 firms and produces about 6% of the GDP. The forest industry employs over 20,000 people and is a major exporter. The biggest companies are Moelven and Norske Skog. Food processing industry produces about 2% of the GDP and mostly sells its products in domestic markets. Firms are mostly small or mid-size. The metal industry is dominated by few big corporations, such as HydroStatoil, Elkem and Fesil, and exports over 80% of its production.

Norway is one of the leading countries in the world in shipbuilding. Norwegian corporations have a 25% market share in cruise ship production and a 20% market share in the production of liquefied gas tankers and chemical tankers. 30% of all publically traded shipping companies in the world are listed in the Oslo stock exchange.

Sector-specific professional associations

55 professional associations listed for Norway.

Norvegian multisector Business directories

Biz Exposed - Norway business directory

Colist - Norway Business Directory

Expat.com - Norway business directory offering products or services to expatriates

ezilon Europe - Norway business directory

Largest Companies - Database of the largest Nordic companies

Nordicnet - Industry's trade engine for the Nordic countries

Norway Business Directory - Norway business directory

Publishers Global - Directory of publishers and publishing service providers in Norway

Yellow Pages - Find a business in Norway

Norvegian Marketplaces

Sample of marketplaces incorporated in Norway (A to Z)

 

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Upcoming Trade shows in Norway

April 17th, 2024
Electricity, electronics - Electrical equipment - Electronic equipment and components - Embedded systems - Technique and technology - Engineering
May 13th, 2024
Aeronautics, aero spatial - Aerospace - Space - Armament, arms - Electronic equipment and components - Industry service - Equipment - Networks - Telecommunications - Embedded systems - Research, innovation - Technique and technology - Earth sciences - Natural sciences - Sciences - Cleaning, surveillance, protection
May 28th, 2024
Masonry, carpentry, pipework - Waterproofing, roofing, plumbing, carpentry - Electrical installations - Heating, air conditioning, ventilation - Communication - Marketing - Advertising - Sponsorship - Incentive - Natural resource management, ecology - Industrial cooling, thermal processes - Machine tools, agricultural machinery - Robotics - Precision, measures, optics, watches - Energy - Oil - Gas - Electric energy - Renewable energy - Electricity, electronics - Electrical equipment - Electronic equipment and components - Embedded systems - Technique and technology - Engineering - e-commerce - Hydrogen
June 10th, 2024
Raw materials, materials, metals - Raw materials, mines, quarries - Commercial property, patents, trademarks - Research, innovation - Technique and technology - Logistics, handling
July 7th, 2024
Agriculture - Food industry - Food industry: unspecified - Alcoholic drinks - Non-alcoholic drinks - Bakery, pastry, confectionery - Cereals, spices, tobacco - Fruits and vegetables - Dry groceries, packaged goods - Dairy products - Fish and seafood - Meat and poultry - Machine tools, agricultural machinery - Research, innovation - Technique and technology - Natural sciences
August 1st, 2024
Masonry, carpentry, pipework - Electrical installations - Sanitary equipment, kitchen, swimming pool - Furnishings - Household equipment - Electric energy - Iconography, various prints - Electrical equipment - Toys, games, gifts - Materials - Home and garden services - Home services - Gardens, parks
August 20th, 2024
Fisheries, aquaculture, fish farming - Natural resource management, ecology - Pollution - Fish and seafood - Naval construction, boating - Electricity, electronics - Electrical equipment - Electronic equipment and components - Packaging, packing, conditioning - Embedded systems - Technique and technology - Earth sciences - Engineering - Cleaning, surveillance, protection - Maritime transport, river transport, cruises
August 26th, 2024
Energy - Oil - Gas
August 26th, 2024
Naval construction, boating - Oil - Gas - Technique and technology - Maritime transport, river transport, cruises
August 28th, 2024
Handicraft - Architecture - Construction, public works - Masonry, carpentry, pipework - Waterproofing, roofing, plumbing, carpentry - Painting, door and window frames, wall and floor coverings - Electrical installations - Heating, air conditioning, ventilation - Sanitary equipment, kitchen, swimming pool - Furnishings, household equipment and arts - Furnishings, household equipment and arts: unspecified - Furnishings - Household equipment

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