Latest Scandinavian China & Hong Kong News

Greencarrier opens its new office in Tianjin, China.

Greencarrier Freight Services, the large global logistics company in the Nordic region, expands their market in China by opening up a new office in Mainland China, according to their press release on 14 January 2019 . Greencarrier already has six offices in China, so this is their seventh office and it is located in Tianjin,…

Two Huawei employees expelled from Denmark

Two Huawei employees have been expelled from Denmark by Danish authorities after a work permit inspection. According to the police, four of Huawei’s staff failed to comply with laws covering residence and work permits. The two were charged on Thursday, 31 January 2019 with contravening the Immigration Act and Employment Act. Only two are expelled from…

Kone expects Chinese demand to stable in 2019

Kone, a Finnish global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, expects to see no growth or a decline in orders from China this year. Because of the falling installations in China, the elevator sector has struggled in recent years. According to Kone’s report “The increased uncertainty in many major markets impacts the visibility of the overall…

Air Cargo opens its seafood direct route between Oslo and Tianjin

Air Cargo Global opened its new direct route between Avinor Oslo Airport and Tianjin Binhai International Airport in China on Thursday, 17 January 2019. The new route will initially operate twice a week on Thursday and Saturday. “We aim to step up to three weekly departures from March if the market responds well to the increased…

New direct flight from Shanghai to Finland

Juneyao Air will open a direct route from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Helsinki Airport. Daily flights will be available on June-July 2019 and operated with a new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.  New direct connections are expected to increase the number of Chinese tourists and also offer new tourism opportunities from Finland to China and Asia.  According to…

China gives Award to Norwegian scientist

Nils Stenseth, a Norwegian scientist has won the 2018 International Scientific Cooperation Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) along with Singaporean and Japanese scientists on Thursday, 18th January 2019. According to the CAS’s website “the winners are Singaporean fracture mechanics expert Shih Choon Fong, Norwegian ecologist Nils Stenseth and Japanese climatologist Toshio Koike.…

Satellite station in Sweden can be serving Chinese military

A Swedish defence agency has warned that one of Chinese satellite stations located in Sweden could be serving the Chinese military. Officially known as the China Remote Sensing Satellite North Polar Ground Station located in Kiruna, northern Sweden which was built by China in 2016 and run by the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital…

Finish Company, Valio gets export license from China.

Finnish dairy company Valio has earned an export permit from the Chinese authorities. The export permit gives Valio great opportunities to export its baby milk powder and ready-to-feed liquid infant formula made at the factory in Finland to China. No information about when the export will start is yet mentioned on Valio’s website. Actually, Valio…