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Doing Business in Norway

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The economic growth in Russia is resulting in both stable development of national companies and improving wealth of Russian people. One Russian company after another enters the area of international economic relations, either via own IPOs or by starting business abroad.

In the recent years, the NRCC has seen several of its Russian member companies starting their activities in Norway. All of them seek, of course, professional legal assistance. But it is also an advantage to know at least some basic do's and dont's, principles and definitions.

NRCC Oslo provides the following marketing services:

• Board Representation
• Representation in the Russian Market
• Project Facilitation
• Project Management
• Business Development
• Market Entry Strategies and Implementation
• Communication Strategies
• Matchmaking Program
• Search for Business Partners
• Business Network

On this page we have collected links to English-language websites containing useful information about "Doing business in Norway".

Norway ABC

All basic information about Norway
Go to this website to get all the basics about the country: culture, administration, insurance, pension, family etc.

Immigration

Directorate of Immigration.
Official site of immigration authorities (UDI) with a comprehensive overview of all rules and laws as for visa, residence permits, work permits etc.

Business aspects

How to start and run an enterprise in Norway.
Basic information on enterprise forms, registration, requirements, reporting. A perfect starting point for the beginners.

Enterprise Register
Bronnoysundregistrene are keeping official records of all companies registered in Norway, giving information about their name, location, establishment date, organization form, administration (free of charge). For a fee, you can also get company's financial reports etc.

Norwegian legislation in English.
The project of the University of Oslo gives you translation of hundreds of Norwegian laws.Check here first if you are looking for a specific law.

Taxation and taxes.
Official site of Norwegian tax service, with all information you may need as for taxation of enterprises and individuals.

Social insurance.
Download this brochure from the Labour Department about social insurance system in Norway in 2006, including rules on sick leave, social pays, pension etc.

Go to Norway Business Directory

Doing Business in Russia

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The overall goal of the NRCC is to contribute to increasing and improving trade relations between Norway and Russia. In this work, we also strive to increase competence and market knowledge in the two countries.

The NRCC offers Norwegian companies practical assistance in Russia via the NRCC Representative Office in Moscow.

Head of Representation: Vladimir Bagreev
Cell phone: +7 906 074 0058
E-mail: nrccmoscow(at)nrcc.ru

Free services

• Assistance to NRCC Oslo in relation to Russian cooperation partners
• Assistance to the members of the NRCC regarding:
- Arrangement of business meetings in the Moscow area
- Arrangement of meetings with officials in the Moscow area
- Business & Market Advice
- Recruitments to the NRCC in the Russian market

Paid services

• Translations both ways. Interpretations
• Office and meeting support during stay in Moscow
• Coordination & supervision of production of market reports on behalf of member clients
• Visa support
• Introduction of Norwegian business delegations
• Cross–cultural programs
• Organization of special thematic seminars
• Transfers

Coordination of services rendered from the RF CCI & MCCI

• Examination & appraisal of property
• CARNET ATA
• Authorization of Certificates of Origin for goods and other foreign trade documents
• Authorization of circumstances beyond reasonable control (Force Majeur)
• Registers of the CCI expert systems
• Courts of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Despite of the close neighbourhood, Norwegian business circles still have a lot to learn about Russian market. Especially newcomers do not always know where and how to start. In order to fill the gap, the NRCC has developed "Russia Business Directory", a database containing information about Russian economy, state and society. This project has been partly financed by the Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Go to Russia Business Directory



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