On September 25-28, the 12th round of negotiation of China-Norway FTA was held in Beijing. The two parties had consultations on related issues including trade in goods, service trade and investment, rule of origin, customs procedures and trade facilitation, technical barriers of trade, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, legal issues, trade remedy, intellectual property, e-commerce, environment and competition policies. The negotiation gained positive progress.

China and Norway boast strong economic complementarity and profound cooperation foundation. The two countries strengthened practical cooperation on economic and trade through FTA negotiation, which contributed to benefiting the enterprises and people of the two countries and promoted China-Norway relations to step into a new stage. The FTA negotiation also sent out the strong signal for the two countries on firmly safeguarding free trade, opposing unilateralism and trade protectionism.

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