New Way for Norway’s Investments

The Norwegian government should establish a new fund, the Government Pension Fund – Growth, to invest in developing countries, resulting in the dual benefits of jobs creation and investment returns for the fund, recommends a report by Re-define, commissioned by Norwegian Church Aid. The NCA, which is a member of the humanitarian alliance, Act Alliance, […]

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More Merchants in Norway Accept Euros

Norway has turned down membership in the European Union (EU) twice and firmly sticks by its own strong currency, the krone. That hasn’t stopped an increasing number of merchants in Norway, however, from accepting euros at their cash registers. Narvesen and 7-Eleven kiosks, Burger King outlets and several hotel chains including Rica and Thon are among those […]

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Oil Boom Drives Norwegian Manufacturing to New Peak

(Reuters) – Norwegian manufacturing output surged to a record high in the second quarter, moving firmly past levels last seen before the global financial crisis, as the booming oil industry keeps the economy on pace for solid growth. Manufacturing jumped a monthly 3.1 percent in June, well ahead of expectations for 0.4 percent, while May’s […]

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Some essentials to keep in mind while planning a trip to Norway

Trip Trail Given Norway’s sheer size, there is no way you can see the best of the country even in a week. So, if you are strapped for time, zero in on one area of interest. For instance, if it’s the fjords that draw you, consider an action-packed five-day Oslo and Geirangerfjord tour. Arrive in […]

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Norway Schengen Visit Visa for travelers to Norway

To travel in Norway, citizens from India need a Schengen visa. Schengen visa is a travel visa for travelers who want to travel to Schengen member countries. This proof is showing a permission to enter and travel in Norway and other Schengen countries for a period of 90 days. The candidate can be granted a […]

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