10 reasons for investing in
Greater Bergen

1

Norway has a strong economy. We have the 2nd highest GDP per capita in Europe, high purchasing power and the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund.

2

It’s easy to do business in Norway. We’re among the top ten out of 180 countries on the Ease of Doing Business ranking.

3

Greater Bergen has world-class industries: oil and gas, energy, maritime and seafood sector. More on key industries

4

Our region is strong in R&D. There is close cooperation between the industry and research institutions.

5

Our country is rich in natural resources, such as oil and gas, marine resources and forest resources. We also have a surplus of 100% clean hydropower.

6

Norway is competitive. Ranked among the best on the World Competitiveness Scoreboard.

7

In Greater Bergen, you will find innovative work places, flat company structures, a competitive workforce and egalitarian values that stimulate innovation.

8

The Bergen region is a great place to live. Norway ranks first on the annual Human Development Index.

9

Bergen has an international airport, with good connections in Norway and internationally. Read about Bergen Airport Flesland.

10

Norway is open, stable and predictable. Political stability and a transparent political system lead to a good and predictable investment climate.