The overall priority of the Norwegian Embassy is to secure and enhance Norwegian business relations and promote Norwegian products and services in Singapore. The Embassy contributes to strengthening Norwegian competitiveness through business promotion along with assisting Norwegian companies and institutions in building relationships in Singapore. Norwegian economic interests are sustained through embassy initiatives and events, as well as continual interaction with local authorities, institutions and think tanks. More than 250 Norwegian companies are established in Singapore, the majority of them within the maritime and offshore sector. These companies represent the highest concentration of Norwegian business interests in Asia. Norway is also a considerable foreign direct investor in Singapore.
Innovation Norway assists Norwegian companies to succeed in the Singaporean market through counselling, and by offering market information, doing partner searches, facilitating meetings and arranging networking events. Innovation Norway also organise Norwegian pavilions on relevant exhibitions and fairs held in Singapore.
The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) works on behalf of the Norwegian seafood industry to promote Norwegian seafood. Norway is the second largest seafood exporter in the world with distribution to more than 130 countries. By increasing awareness of and preference for seafood from Norway, NSC’s marketing helps to establish a solid foundation for individual exporters when promoting their products. NSC’s South East Asia office is ready to assist both Norwegian and local seafood industry in market development, market information and communications.
The purpose of the Norwegian Business Association (Singapore) (NBAS) is to be an active forum for Norwegian companies and business people where they can exchange experience and draw knowledge about business-related issues in Singapore.