Tag: China

China noticed less Scandinavian working hours leads to higher productivity

Policymakers in Beijing have advised China’s massive workforce that in the interest of a boost to productivity and the economy, they should take a break. According to Humanresource online, in December 2019, the country’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) released a fresh policy paper aimed at boosting spending in China during the holidays. The…

Norway seafood industry hits record breaking export sale in 2019

NORWAY’S seafood industry enjoyed its best ever year in 2019 with export sales hitting a record 107.3 billion kroner – or £9.25 billion – despite slightly lower volumes. Seafood trade between Norway and China grew significantly. Tom-Jørgen Gangsø, director of market insight and market access at the Norwegian Seafood Council, said “We have seen an…

First cargo train bringing Norwegian salmon to China is set to make maiden trip in 2020

The first cargo train loaded with Norwegian salmon is expected to depart Narvik for China early next year, the Norwegian Jernbanemagasinet reports. Thanks to new transport technology, the salmon will still be fresh when it arrives in Xi’an about 10 days after leaving Narvik. Narvik is the northernmost cargo railway station on the coast of…

The consulate general of Sweden in Hong Kong seeks an experience driver and administrative assistant

The Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong published a recruitment statement on 3rd January 2020, that said: Position as driver and administrative assistant The Consulate General of Sweden is seeking an experienced and flexible driver to join our team in Hong Kong. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing professional and secure transportation…

China’s refinery sector to buy Norwegian Johan Sverdrup crude oil in 2020

China appears likely to add Norway into the list of its regular crude oil suppliers in 2020, with the country’s independent refineries especially finding North Sea’s new Johan Sverdrup crude attractive for its competitive price and familiar specification. “We have run multiple tests and found the grade acceptable. Its specification is not bad, which is…

Finnish embassy in Singapore sum up their sustainability movements in 2019

For the last six months, during Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Embassy of Finland has focused actively in the theme of sustainability. The highlights of the autumn including of  organised a Waste-to-value seminar for 70 representatives of Finnish and Singaporean companies, universities, government representatives as well as participating in ITS World…

Visit Finland announced increasing numbers of Chinese winter sport travellers in 2019

  The rising number of Chinese tourists has contributed to the growth of Finnish tourism, according to Finnish national broadcaster Yle. Citing booking numbers from Visit Finland, the report said a total of 140,000 Chinese tourists are coming to Finland from December 2019 to February 2020, up 16 percent from last winter. Direct flights from…

Danish environmental minister visited China from 25-29 November to discussed green solutions and strengthen bilateral relationships

The Danish Environment Minister’s five-day trip in China aimed to create opportunities and exchange knowledge and ideas, includes meeting with public sectors from local ecology and environment bureaus and a visit to a technology company that provides environmental services in Shenzhen. The Minister started off her visit by meeting with her counterpart from Chinese Ministry…

Chinese developed self driving vehicle is currently on the test run on public roads in Sweden

The Swedish Transport Agency recently approved the permit application filed by Chinese’s T Engineering AB for testing autonomous vehicles (self drive)  on public roads in Sweden. With the approval, T Engineering becomes  the first Chinese company to get the approval in Europe and one of five companies in Sweden to have the permission for autonomous…

Danish Saxo bank partner up with Geely Sweden Holding AB to strengthen financial establisments in China

China’s Geely Sweden Holdings AB, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd, and Denmark’s Copenhagen Saxo Bank A/S signed an agreement on 17th December to established a new joint venture aimed to provide financial and regulatory technology solutions to financial institutions in China. The new company will reportedly utilize all of the cutting-edge…