THE NORWEGIAN CHINESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The mission of the Norwegian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce is to provide a professional and social forum for those wishing to participate in the Norwegian-Chinese business and cultural communities, thus promoting business opportunities between the two countries. Our aim is to become the preferred forum for Norwegian-Chinese business participants in Norway.
About the NCCC
The Norwegian Chinese Chamber of Commerce came into existence in 2006 in response to the fast growing business relevance of China to Norway. Today the trade between our countries has reach unprecedented volumes – China is now one of Norway’s major trading partners. Investments flow in both directions, and China and Norway are at present negotiating a bilateral trade agreement which will further bolster the cooperation between our two countries.
- Culture: Provide members with a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences in order to promote trade between Norway and China.
- Information: Keep the members up to date on business opportunities, laws and regulations.
- Business promotion: Promote participation on seminars and conferences in both Norway and China, prepare business delegations to China, invite delegations from China to Norway and make available a professional network of members that can support each other in business. Introduce members to relevant organizations, private as well as public that can assist them in business. Arranges courses to promote bilateral trade.
- Cooperation: Provide a professional network to promote members to share experience, and help them cooperate in business.
The Norwegian Chinese Chamber of Commerce runs an event program providing its members with networking opportunities, inspiring talks by top business leaders and an arena for enjoyable socializing.
The Norwegian Chinese Chamber of Commerce is entering a new phase where a range of services will be developed in response to members needs. This will be an ongoing process along with the development in membership base.
Chinese Visa Application - Notice from Chinese Embassy
As of September 16, 2019, all applicants holding ordinary passports for Chinese visas are kindly requested to apply at the Chinese Visa Application Service Center.
Address: 2nd Floor, Sørkedalsveien 10 D, 0369 Oslo
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday (Except for notified holidays)
Application/ Payment: 09:00 - 15:00
Collection: 09:00 - 16:00
Service fee of Chinese visa Application Service Center: The center will charge visa fees and express processing fees on behalf of the Chinese Embassy. Additionally, the center service fees are 600NOK for regular processing (4 working days), 900NOK for express processing (3 working days), and 900NOK for one way postal service. All the above-mentioned service fees are tax-excluded.
Important Note: Holders of diplomatic,service or special passports or those applying for diplomatic, service or courtesy visas are requested to apply directly at the Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy (Address: Holmenveien 5, 0374 Oslo；Opening Hours:09:00 – 11:30, workdays). The Consular Section of the Embassy will continue to handle applications for notarization, legalization, Chinese passports and travel documents.
Saving for your business
The Norwegian Chamber of Commerce will strive to negotiate discounted business services on behalf of members. Relevant negotiations are underway, and will be published on the web-page as they become available.
The Norwegian Chamber of Commerce plan to offer business solutions as well as bespoke training courses to members, and potentially also on a commercial basis. Development of such services will take place in active dialog with members, and may include language services, information services and training services.
ADMINISTRATION & NCCC BOARD
Lars Berge Andersen
Chairman of the Board
Vice Chairman of the Board
Holstein Invest AS
Svein O. Sæther
Former Ambassador to P. R. China
Bjørn K. Haugland
Knut R. Sørlie
Former Commercial Counsellor at Norwegian Embassy in China
Deputy Board Member
Norwo Norge-Kina Strategi og Kompetanse