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Government of Norway: Useful links

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Government of Norway: Useful links

 

Web Site for the Norwegian Delegation to the OECD:

www.norway-oecd.org
(in Norwegian)

Government Sites:

Norwegian Government (www.odin.dep.no)
Information on the Norwegian government, news, business and tourism with links to ministries.
(in English, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish and Icelandic)

Ministry of Finance (www.dep.no/fin/english/bn.html)
News and general information on the Ministry of Finance, including budgets, economic policy, the Norwegian economy, taxes, etc.
(in English, Norwegian, German, French and Spanish)

Nordic Council and Council of Ministers (www.norden.org)
Official Nordic co-operation is channelled through two organisations: the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers. This site highlights their work in addition to the latest Nordic news and issues.

Office of the Prime Minister (www.odin.dep.no/smk/engelsk/)
Here you will find news about the Prime Minister and general information from the Office of the Prime Minister.

Norway’s official site on seafood safety, resource and aquaculture management (www.fisheries.no)
Here you will find scientific studies and reports, legal acts and international agreements. In addition to background information, the site addresses issues concerning safe seafood, aquaculture, commercial stocks, resource management and control, and the marine environment.

Other Sites:

Central Bank (www.norges-bank.no/english/)
Norges Bank is a separate legal entity owned by the state. This Web Site provides information on the Bank's organisation and history, as well as legistlation, market news and statistics.

Confederation of Norwegian Business and Industry (www.nho.no/)
The Confederation of Norwegian Business and Industry, known by its Norwegian initials, NHO, is the main organisation for Norwegian employers in manufacturing industries, services and crafts. Membership consists of more than 15,700 enterprises ranging from small family businesses to large industrial enterprises.

ECON: Centre for Economic Analysis (www.econ.no/)
ECON is an independent research and consulting company in the area of applied economics.

EIROnline: News on Industrial Relations: Norway (www.eiro.eurofound.ie/2001/country/Norway.html)
The European Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO) is a major project of the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. This link provides a list of monthly Norwegian headlines.

Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (www.lo.no)
The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) is decidedly the largest and most influential workers' organisation in Norway. Their Web Site offers information on labour movements, wage agreements and the LO's work programme.

Oslo Stock Exchange (www.oslobors.no/ob/)
The Oslo Stock Exchange site gives information about their three market places: shares, derivatives and bonds.

Statistics Norway (www.ssb.no/)
Statistics Norway provides economic, social and industry statistics.
(in Norwegian and English)

Norwegian Newspapers:

Aftenposten (www.aftenposten.no/english/)
Aftenposten is a daily newspaper.

The Norway Post (www.norwaypost.no/)
The Norway Post is a daily newspaper.