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China, Norway start sixth round of FTA talks
Negotiators from China and Norway started in Oslo on Tuesday morning the sixth round of free trade area(FTA) talks, which will last till Thursday.
Norway withdraws from EFTA negotiations on IPR
Norway has resigned from the EFTA negotiations on intellectual property rights. The sole EFTA cooperation may now be in danger. “We have chosen to pull out of the negotiations. We have a different policy than the other EFTA countries in this area. This has not been problematic so far, but differences have crystallized during the negotiations with India”, says State Secretary Rikke Lind, Norway Ministry of Trade and Industry, to the New Time.
Norwegian medicine for Vedanta
On 19 November 2007, the Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi received some unusual visitors...
Disappointment over EFTA Court ruling on power rights
The international EFTA Court in Luxembourg has ruled that Norway’s regulations on ownership of hydropower concessions, which demand that private owners must turn their concessions back to the state after 60 years, are contrary to regulations of the European Economic Area (EEA).
Feds to ease out tariff
The Canadian shipbuilding industry’s feared loss of a protective tariff has come to pass and now the industry will have three years to adjust to new market conditions.
Norway and Peru next trade targets
Peru and Norway are China’s next target as trade partners even as the country is busy discussing free trade agreements (FTAs) with two dozen economies.
India, Norway to concentrate on trade, maritime pacts
After initiating talks with the EU for a trade agreement, India now started discussions with non-EU countries such as Norway to boost trade and investment flows.
International court rules in favor of Hungary in Telenor case
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has ruled in favor of the State of Hungary in a case brought against it by Norwegian telco Telenor, business daily Világgazdaság reported on Monday.