Norwegian Minister of Fisheries to visit China once again

The Norwegian Minister of Fisheries, Per Sandberg, is due to pay a visit to China once again.

“China is an important market for Norwegian seafood. Meanwhile it is an enormous potential for further development of the seafood trade,” Per Sandberg said in a press release.

In May 2017 Per Sandberg signed a protocol concerning exporting seafood to China. Photo: Nærings- og Fiskeridepartementet

During the visit the Minister will have political talks with the country’s minister of veterinary authorities, and deputy minister for fisheries, on the program.

He will also visit the cities Yantai, Qingdao and Sanya during his stay.

“China is Norway’s biggest partner in trading in Asia. There are great opportunities for Norwegian accomplishments in China. We are leading on seafood but are also considerable suppliers of technology, equipment and services,” Per Sandberg says.

In May 2017 the Minister visited China to sign a protocol on exports of salmon to China.

And a year later, Per Sandberg is due to pay the country a visit again.

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