Launching new international trade portal

To meet the demand for a more complete directory of products and services in the Norwegian market, we have now relaunched The new portal will give you a comprehensive overview of the Norwegian export market.


  • Established in 1996 by the Norwegian Trade Council
  • Norway's largest database of exporters 
  • Sector related news and articles
  • Overview of the largest Norwegian exporting sectors
  • Overview of business regions
  • Service providers and organizations 
  • Vacancies for international job seekers
  • Trade Board for import and export
  • Cultural, investment and other important facts about Norway

International communication is increasingly difficult as the amount of information increases exponentially. This has resulted in a growing demand for structured information to ease the search for international suppliers and customers. In a time of global financial challenges, Norwegian companies are characterized by high quality goods and services from a stable and growing market. The new trade portal will be the Gateway to Norway for international companies and organizations.

Market & company information in one place

Nortrade is Norway´s largest overview of exporters and was established in 1996 by the Norwegian Trade Council. Since then we have been committed to simplifying international trade, providing market & company information in one place.

Today Nortrade contains updated information of over 8000 Norwegian companies related to export, import or other forms of international operations. The portal also contains In-depth articles delivered by the publication series "Norway Exports", which was established in 1957. Taking it all one step further, Nortrade is now releasing a revived web site with a high-end design, helping international businesses making smart purchasing decisions in Norway.

Main focus areas

To make your search as easy as possible Nortrade is now divided into four main areas which are:

Norwegian Sectors:
-Articles, news, trends, companies, leads & links organized by sectors.

Trade Opportunities:
-Advanced company search, free trade board service & data export.

Invest in Norway:
-Business regions, market assistance & other valuable information.

Career in Norway:
-Find vacancies by keyword, job title, categories or company name.

The Nortrade team wishes you a prosperous business future with Norway and hope you enjoy the portal.







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