Prime Minister Solberg inaugurates Norway Asia Summit


Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg held the opening speech, with Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Singapore in attendance at the 2016 edition of the Norway Asia Summit.

Held on 12 – 14 April many relevant issues were on the agenda, such as: What is happening in the maritime, offshore and energy industries in Asia? How important will ASEAN and China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative be going forward? And how can Norwegian businesses succeed in Asia?

High-level leaders and experts from Asia and Norway at the Norway-Asia Business Summit attended, including Keppel Offshore & Marine’s Michael Chia, SPRING Singapore’s Poon Hong Yen, Singapore Shipping Association’s Esben Poulsson, Remi Eriksen from DNV GL, Jens Ismar from Western Bulk, and the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association’s Sturla Henriksen.


Academics and experts such as author and CNN contributor Parag Khanna, McKinsey’s Oliver Tonby, FICCI’s Narendra Taneja, professor Torger Reve and oil expert Torbjørn Kjus also added depth and insights.

Aound 250 people were in attendance at the summit, held at the Fullerton Hotel.

Source: Norwegian Business Association (Singapore)



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