Norwegian Business Delegation to China, 15–19 October 2018 (The dates are not confirmed)

On the occasion of the planned State Visit by Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja, there will be arranged a Norwegian Business Delegation to China 15 – 19 October 2018. Please note that the dates are not confirmed and that there might be changes to the programme.


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REGISTRATION/  Participants who represent NORWEGIAN companies need to sign up at the above link as soon as possible. 


Preliminary framework programme and info: 

Beijing – Pioneering Sustainable Solutions - Tentative dates (15 – 16 Oct)

  • Get-together (15 Oct)

Seminar programme (16 Oct):

Venue: The Great Hall of the People (tbc)

  • Official Opening & Signing Ceremony
  • High Level Norway China Collaboration on sustainable health technology solutions 
  • Green smart cities, sustainable solutions
  • Animation and gaming
  • Start-ups and Scale-ups; China – a top destination for start-ups and innovation
  • Offshore wind
  • Oil and natural gas
  • Seminar on Tourism (16 Oct) and site visit to Sina Weibo (15 Oct)
  • Labour Relations for Sustainable Growth


Shanghai – Pioneering Ocean Opportunities - Tentative dates (17 – 19 Oct) 

  • Get-Together (17 Oct)

Seminar programme - focusing on the oceans (18 Oct):

Venue: Cruise Terminal and Hyatt on the Bund

  • Official Opening & Signing Ceremony
  • Green shipping/digitization and autonomy
  • Energy (LNG)
  • Marine litter and microplastics
  • Prosperous Seafood Trade Between Norway and China 
  • Start-ups and Scale-ups
  • Green solutions for a sustainable Arctic
  • Tourism – site visit to Ctrip (18 Oct), Alibaba (19 Oct)


Participation fee

The fee for each participating member of the business delegation is NOK 10 000. The participation fee covers all official meals, seminar facilities and events. An invoice will be issued after the registration deadline, or you can pay with credit card through Pay Pal. Participants must plan and pay for their own travel and accommodation. 



Norwegian citizens need visa to visit China. If you need a Visa please tick off for this when registrering for the delegation and we will create an invitation letter for you.

If you need assistance Visumservice can handle the complete process, and you can get assistance from a China expert on every step of the process.



Information regarding accommodation will be sent to all participants after registration.



For more information please contact:


Hedvig Marie Braarud Poulsen, Director delegations 
Tlf: +47 400 08 012


Anja Fallan Gustavsen, Senior advisor delegations
Tlf: +47 948 75 232


Bernt Ellingsen, Senior advisor
Tlf: +47 905 77 277


For press inquiries:


Anne Line Kaxrud, Senior advisor
Tlf: +47 906 60 744


Kjetil Svorkmo Bergmann, Senior advisor
Tlf: +47 908 20 918