The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry (Norwegian: Nærings- og handelsdepartementet) is a Norwegianministry responsible for business, trade and industry. It is led by Trond Giske (Labour). The department must report to the legislature, Storting.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has six departments. The Press and Communications Division is part of the Secretary General’s staff.
The Ministry is headed by the Minister of Trade and Industry. The other political staff consists of three State Secretaries and one Political Advisor.
The ministry is divided into the following sections:
Department of Planning, Administration and Economic affairs
Department of Ownership
Department of Trade and Industrial Economics
Department of Research and Innovation Politics
Department of Regulations and Shipping
Department of Entrepreneurship and Internationalization