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Norway’s youth parties call for end to China free trade talks
The youth wings of Norway’s main political parties have signed a letter calling for the country to rescind its normalization agreement with China and stop free trade negotiations due to China’s human rights violations.
Norway must say no to the Mercosur agreement
Joint statement from several civil society organizations and farmers’ associations with requirements for the Mercosur agreement.
Norway inks interim trade agreement with UK, Iceland; deal means no new tariffs on seafood products
The parties inked an interim trade continuity agreement and are also negotiating a free trade agreement, to be completed as soon as possible.
Union movements: Potential UK-Norway trade deal must not be a race to the bottom
Trade unions in UK and Norway have set out clear principles for a future trade agreement.
Norway tries to seal FTA with China this year, but complications abound
There’s speculation in Beijing diplomatic circles this month as to whether China will sign a free trade deal with Norway this year.
Wang Yi calls for speedy free trade agreement with Norway
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for an acceleration in free trade talks with Norway as he concluded a visit to the country.
Norway expects substantial progress in FTA talks with China
Though the COVID-19 outbreak has led to delays in bilateral negotiations, major progress on the China-Norway free trade agreement is expected to be made this year, a senior Norwegian official said.
Norway and Britain negotiators in Brexit talks Thursday: Norway Foreign Ministry
EFTA countries and the UK met for the first time since Britain’s exit from the European Union to discuss their future relationship.
Norway hopes for China free-trade deal in 2020, industry minister says
Norway aims to reach a free-trade agreement with China by the end of 2020, more than a decade after initial negotiations began, the Norwegian industry minister said.
China-Norway free trade agreement negotiations in good progress
“Good progress” is being made on a long-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) between China and Norway, urging further dialogue and an open attitude toward trade to fend off lingering concerns over protectionism.
Tidal threatens legal action against Norway over stat fiddling investigation
Tidal is threatening legal action against the whole country of Norway, which is certainly one way to deal with allegations that you fiddled the figures on a Beyonce record.
Brazilian free trade deal ignites fury
Norway and its fellow members of the European Free Trade Association have entered into a free trade agreement with Brazil and several other South American countries.
Norway-China FTA talks ‘on track’ as salmon market competition intensifies
Negotiations towards a free trade agreement (FTA) between Norway and China are “developing positively”, the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC)’s China envoy, with 15 rounds of talks held so far.
UK reaches post-Brexit trade agreement with Iceland and Norway
Britain reached an a deal with Iceland and Norway to allow trade to continue unchanged if it leaves the European Union without a deal
Norway FTA talks picking up speed
Norway and China are likely to conclude a trade pact next year.
China-Norway FTA may come next year, ambassador says
In the 12th round of China-Norway FTA negotiations, the two nations discussed goods and service trades and investment, rules of origin, technical barriers to trade, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, intellectual property, ecommerce, other matters.
China wants free-trade talks with Norway to be accelerated
Free-trade talks between China and Norway should be sped up, the Chinese government’s top diplomat told his Norwegian counterpart, as the two countries step up efforts to put a row over the Nobel Peace Prize behind them.
China, Norway make ’positive progress’ in free trade negotiations
Both sides conducted negotiations on issues such as trade in goods, trade in services, investment, rules of origin, customs procedures and trade facilitation, intellectual property rights, competition policies and government procurement.
China, Norway start new round of free trade negotiations
This is the third round of talks after the recovering of China-Norway free trade agreement negotiations in April 2017.
Five Nordic countries pitch for FTA with India
The five Nordic countries of Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Sweden have pitched for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India to increase business ties.