The Norway BiH Business Association was launched on 1 December 2020.

Hotel Europe Vladislava Skarića 5, Sarajevo

FBiH Prime Minister Fadil Novalić, RS Minister of Economy and Entrepreneurship Vjekoslav Petričević, Ambassadors Nedim Makarevic and Olav Reinertsen addressed the press. This is a very important step forward in strenghtening the economic cooperation between Norway and BiH.

NBBA presentation in Banja Luka

The Minister of Economy and Entrepreneurship of the RS hosted a meeting at which several other ministers, representatives of RS Development Agency and the RS Association of Employers discussed the future activities and possibilities within the NBBA. After that, a working lunch was organized by the union of RS employers' associations. At which were the...

NBBA presentation in Mostar

Another successful NBBA presentation, this time in Mostar. Ambassador Olav Reinertsen and his staff met with representatives of companies working in different sectors (ICT, project design, tourism, metal and wood industry) from Herzegovina region. This was a good opportunity for exchanging views, presenting projects and ideas for further strengthening of already good cooperation.

Webinar “Green Hydropower – the Norwegian Way”

On Tuesday, 16 March 2021, the Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo and NBBA (Norway – BiH Business Association) held the first in the series of online seminars on energy. The seminar attracted a large number of participants from Norway and institutions from BiH (Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of BiH, Ministries of Energy from...

Bosnia and Herzegovina – The preferred destination for Norwegian tourists

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, the Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo and NBBA (Norway – BiH Business Association) held another webinar –  this time on tourism. In his introduction, Ambassador Olav Reinertsen emphasized that this webinar was initiated by his belief that Bosnia and Herzegovina is a highly interesting market for Norwegian tourists. Jan Morritz Olsson,...

NBBA presentation in Trebinje

Ambassador Olav Reinertsen and his staff visited Trebinje and met with business community from various sectors in that region. Ambassador Reinertsen spoke about the numerous possibilities and introduced the newly established business association NBBA. The aim of the association is to enable potential investors and entrepreneurs to establish closer contacts and develop their businesses both...

NBBA presentation in Ljubinje

Ambassador Olav Reinertsen visited Ljubinje today. In a meeting with Mayor Stevo Drapic, he was informed about the potentials of this community. As many other small communities, they need to have better promotion in order to bring foreign investors and foreign capital and develop their underutilized capacities. Ljubinje has plenty to offer in energy, food...

Visit of NBBA Board members in Banja Luka

Members of NBBA board visited Bosnia and Herzegovina with the aim to present themselves and exchange the possibilities and business ideas with businesspeople in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The first in a series of presentations was held in Banja Luka where entrepreneurs from the sectors of tourism, energy, ICT as well as from small size enterprises...

Visit of NBBA Board members in Mostar

Mostar was a second stop on NBBA board’s road show. They were accompanied by Dragi Dizdar, a Mostar-born businessman from Norway and is well acquainted with both Norwegian and Bosnian markets. The main emphasis was on ICT, tourism development, green energy and traditional industries such as wood and metal industry.

Visit of NBBA Board members in Sarajevo

NBBA board members concluded their tour in Sarajevo, this time accompanied by their fellow Board members Per Kristian Åsen, from the Norwegian company Smed which has operated in Bosnia and Herzegovina for 15 years, and Thomas Holm Knudsen from the Norwegian state-owned investment fund Kirkenes Fondsforvaltning. They all expressed their eagerness to help establishing business...

NBBA marks first anniversary

The Norway-BiH Business Association (NBBA) celebrated its first anniversary on December 1, marking a year in which it greatly surpassed initial expectations. The growth in relations between Norwegian and BiH business communities has increased significantly. The NBBA aims to build on the success achieved so far by attracting more Norwegian businesses and investors in the...

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