East West Arena 2018  in Narvik


East West Arena 2018 is organized on 20-21 November 2018 in Narvik by companies Expandum in Gällivare, Progressum in Kiruna and Futurum in Narvik.

East West Arena is a boundless meeting place and knowledge arena for the entire business community, where the opportunities to make new business across the border are great. The large region including Finland, Luleå, Kiruna, Gällivare, Narvik, Harstad and Lofoten / Vesterålen offers great possibilities!

You can attend seminars, book your own meetings, have stands and exhibition, mingle and meet other participants. This is where you will find your next customer or partner! During the conference, it will be possible to connect, make business and build networks. Organizers look forward to your participation!

Hotel NOK 1090,- per night

Participation day one: 20/11 – NOK 1500,-

Participation day two: 21/11 – NOK 550,-

Tapas Dinner day one: 20/11 – NOK 375,-

More information and program: www.eastwestarena.com


On 11 October 2018, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Norway to the Russian Federation Rune Resaland presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin. According to tradition, after this ceremony, an ambassador is officially recognized as a representative of his country in the other state. Thus, Rune Resaland officially assumed the post of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to the Russian Federation.

In this capacity H.E. Ambassador Resaland will host the official reception of the Norwegian-Russian Forum VI, taking place in Moscow on 18 October 2018.

Ambassador Resaland has served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1986. He was Secretary of the International Committee and Head of the International Department in the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget) 1999-2003. Rune Resaland served as Minister-Counsellor at the Washington Embassy, D.C. 2003-2007, and later held positions as Senior Adviser, Head of Department for Security Policy and the High North, Deputy Director General 2008-2014 and Director General 2014-2018 in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ambassador Resaland

 Photo credit: Norwegian Embassy in Moscow

Open position announcement from Norwegian Embassy in Moscow.

Nowegian Embassy in Moscow is currently accepting applications for the position of a commercial counselor. Application deadline is 28 September 2018.

Job description and contact information is available for download in Norwegian only.

Application can be submitted at jobbnorge.no


Registration for the Norwegian-Russian Business Forum VI is open!

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Dear NRCC members,
It is with great pleasure that we announce that registration for the Norwegian-Russian Business Forum VI is open!

The Norwegian-Russian Business Forum VI will be held on 18 October 2018 in the facilities of the Сongress Centre of the CCI of Russia in Moscow.

Please see previously sent email.

Please note that our office will be closed for summer holidays in July.

We thank you all for the first half of 2018 and look forward to seeing you at the next NRCC’s event! 

Have a great summer vacation!





Resource Report Exploration 2018

Dear NRCC member, please find Resource Report Exploration 2018. 

Page1Introduction of the Resource Report Exploration 2018: 

Substantial remaining resources on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) continue to offer big opportunities in both mature and less-explored areas. Increased knowledge, better data coverage, new working methods and innovative technology open new exploration opportunities and can yield a number of commercial discoveries. The companies must explore and discover more in order to maintain activity and production over time.

Oil and gas from the NCS have generated massive revenues to help make Norway a very wealthy country today. The petroleum sector is the country’s largest industry measured by value creation, government revenues, investment and export value. Petroleum operations accounted in 2017 for about 14 per cent of Norway’s gross domestic product. They were responsible for 19 per cent of total investment and 17 per cent of government revenues. Sales of oil and natural gas provided some 40 per cent of total Norwegian export value in 2017.

Download here the full report in PDF format.



Eastern Economic Forum 2018

Dear NRCC members, please find below an invitation to the Eastern Economic Forum 2018

Snimok ekrana 2017 04 21 v 10.44.09Eastern Economic Forum 2018 will take place on 11-13 September in Vladivostok, Russia.

Key objectives of EEF: strengthening ties between the international investment community, Russian business, and federal, regional, and local government bodies; conducting a comprehensive expert assessment of the economic potential of the Russian Far East and improving the region’s competitiveness and attractiveness to investors both nationally and internationally; showcasing new investment and business opportunities such as advanced special economic zones, Vladivostok Free Port, and state support for high-potential investment projects. 

Please visit https://forumvostok.ru/en/ for more information. 


The Pelagic Arena  - 12 of June 2018

vi finner veien tilb 1082On June 12 at the Pelagic Arena 2018, NRCC Chair of the Board of Directors Liv Monica Stubholt held an engaging speech regarding an importance of the pelagic fishery for the Norwegian foreign policy.

By following the link you will find an article regarding her main statements at the conference.
Picture: Torhild Måkestad Martinussen, Fiskeribladet





The aim of the NRCC is to stimulate and improve business relations between Norwegian and Russian companies regarding import, export, shipping, business development, tourism or investment activities. More...


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