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WASHINGTON – Today, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Marisa Lago and State Secretary Tore Onshuus Sandvik of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries signed a memorandum of understanding to launch the U.S.-Norway Comprehensive Dialogue for Commerce and Sustainability. The new bilateral dialogue aims to facilitate increased engagement between the International Trade Administration and the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries to deepen trade and investment cooperation in industries supporting our countries’ green transitions.
Specifically, the U.S.-Norway Comprehensive Dialogue for Commerce and Sustainability focuses on offshore wind, advanced batteries, critical minerals, clean hydrogen, carbon management, and the maritime industry. Additionally, the dialogue will provide an opportunity to facilitate cooperation in other areas of mutual interest and create a channel for important discussions on other related topics.
“As we pursue a more sustainable future, collaboration between governments is critical to ensuring that our efforts are coordinated and have lasting impact,” said Under Secretary Lago. “In launching this new dialogue, the United States and Norway are signaling our commitment to creating economic opportunities that will position both of our countries as leaders in the 21st century global economy.”
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