Doing Business in Norway

Norway offers a range of opportunities for UK companies in various sectors. Our doing business guide provides an overview of the market.

Norway has a population of only 5 million, but is one of the world’s wealthiest nations per capita. The Norwegian economy is dominated by the offshore oil and gas sector, which accounts for about 25% of value creation in Norway.

What are the Opportunities?

Significant opportunities exist in the following areas:

  • Offshore/Energy

  • Renewables Technology, Energy Efficiency & Low Carbon Economy

  • Quality Consumer Goods

  • Telecommunications/ICT

  • Healthcare and Biotechnology

  • Medical Equipment/e-Health

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives

Overseas Business Risk

Read our report giving more details of overseas business risk in relation to Norway.

This covers:

  • Political and economic background

  • Bribery & corruption

  • Terrorism threat

  • Protective security advice

  • Intellectual property

  • Organised crime

Guide to Doing Business in Norway

UKTI has produced a guide aimed at companies experienced in overseas trade who are new to doing business with Norway. This guide aims to provide a route map of the way ahead, together with signposts to sources of help.

  • Introduction

  • Preparing to Export

  • How to do Business

  • What are the challenges

  • Business Etiquette

  • How to invest in Norway

  • Contacts

Download the Norway Doing Business Guide

Sector Reports

For information on your sector in Norway including characteristics of the market, opportunities and key contacts, please check out the latest sector reports.

See all Sector Reports for Norway

Countries: Norway
Topics: Getting Started
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