Ministry of Trade and Industry (Norway)

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The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry (Norwegian: Nærings- og handelsdepartementet) was a Norwegian ministry responsible for business, trade and industry. On 1 January 2014 it was merged into Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. [1] From 2013 it was led by Monica Mæland (Conservative Party), who continued as minister of trade, industry and fisheries from 2014 to 2018.

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History

The Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Shipping, Industry, Craft and Fisheries was created on 1 October 1916. After this, the ministry underwent several name changes: to Ministry of Trade, Shipping and Industry on 1 July 1946, to Ministry of Industry, Craft and Shipping on 6 December 1947, to Ministry of Industry and Craft on 1 January 1955, to Ministry of Industry 1 January 1988, to Ministry of Industry and Energy on 1 January 1993 and to Ministry of Trade and Industry on 1 January 1997. [2]

Organisation

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: [3]

Political staff

Subsidiaries

Subordinate government agencies: [4]

Other agencies associated with the department: [5]

Wholly owned limited companies: [6]

Partially owned public limited companies: [6]

List of ministers

Key

   Labour Party
   Conservative Party
   Agrarian Party
   Liberal Party
   Free-minded Liberal Party
   Labour Democrats

Ministers of Trade (19031945)

PhotoNamePartyTook officeLeft officeTenureCabinet
Otto Albert Blehr (Sinding-Larsen).jpg Otto Blehr Liberal 1 January 190322 October 1903294 days Blehr I
Hr. postm Schoning - no-nb digifoto 20160304 00217 NB NS NM 08632.jpg Jacob Schøning Liberal 22 October 19031 September 1904315 days Hagerup II
Benjamin Vogt.JPG Paul B. Vogt Conservative 1 September 190411 March 1905191 days Hagerup II
32527 Sofus Arctander.jpg Sofus Arctander Liberal 11 March 190519 March 19083 years, 8 days Michelsen
Løvland
Lars Abrahamsen.jpg Lars Abrahamsen Liberal 19 March 19082 February 19101 year, 320 days Knudsen I
32527 Sofus Arctander.jpg Sofus Arctander Free-minded Liberal 2 February 191011 June 1910129 days

Konow

Bernhard Braenne (OB.SZ22583).jpg Bernhard Brænne Conservative 11 June 191020 February 19121 year, 254 days Konow
Ambortius Lindvig.jpg Ambortius Lindvig Free-minded Liberal 20 February 191231 January 1913346 days

Bratlie

Johan Castberg 1900.jpg Johan Castberg Labour Democrats 31 January 19131 July 1913151 days

Knudsen II

Statsraad Friis-Pettersen 1916 - no-nb digifoto 20160408 00314 NB NS NM 09017.jpg Kristian Friis Petersen Liberal 1 October 191620 February 19192 years, 142 days Knudsen II
Birger Stuevold-Hansen.jpg Birger Stuevold-Hansen Liberal 20 February 191921 June 19201 year, 122 days Knudsen II
Gerdt Henrik Meyer Bruun.jpg Gerdt Henrik Meyer Bruun Conservative 21 June 192022 June 19211 year, 1 day Bahr Halvorsen I
Johan Ludwig Mowinckel.jpg Johan Ludwig Mowinckel Liberal 22 June 192120 October 1922 [lower-alpha 1] 1 year, 120 days Blehr II
LarsOftedal.jpg Lars Oftedal Liberal 20 October 19226 March 1923135 days Blehr II
Blank.JPG Johan Rye Holmboe Free-minded Liberal 6 March 192325 July 19241 year, 141 days

Bahr Halvorsen II
Berge

Blank.JPG Lars O. Meling Liberal 25 July 19245 March 19261 year, 223 days Mowinckel I
Charles Rob.jpg Charles Robertson Conservative 5 March 192628 January 19281 year, 329 days Lykke
Blank.JPG Anton L. Alvestad Labour 28 January 192815 February 192818 days Hornsrud
LarsOftedal.jpg Lars Oftedal Liberal 15 February 192812 May 19313 years, 86 days Mowinckel II
Blank.JPG Per Larssen Agrarian 12 May 193114 March 1932307 days Kolstad
Ivar Kirkeby-Garstad.jpg Ivar Kirkeby-Garstad Agrarian 14 March 19323 March 1933354 days Hundseid
Blank.JPG Lars O. Meling Liberal 3 March 193320 March 19352 years, 17 days Mowinckel III
Alfred Martin Madsen.jpg Alfred Madsen Labour 20 March 19351 July 19394 years, 103 days Nygaardsvold
Trygve Lie 1938.jpg Trygve Lie Labour 1 July 19392 October 193993 days Nygaardsvold
AndersFrihagen-1940 (cropped).jpg Anders Frihagen Labour 2 October 19397 June 1940249 days Nygaardsvold
Terje Wold.jpg Terje Wold Labour 7 June 194015 April 19421 year, 312 days Nygaardsvold
AndersFrihagen-1940 (cropped).jpg Anders Frihagen Labour 15 April 19421 October 1942169 days Nygaardsvold
Hindahl L 4185Fo30141706070025.jpg Olav Hindahl Labour 1 October 194212 March 19452 years, 162 days Nygaardsvold
Sven Nielsen (PO-013973 01 1).jpg Sven Nielsen Conservative 12 March 194525 June 1945105 days Nygaardsvold

Ministers of Industry (19451987)

PhotoNamePartyTook officeLeft officeTenureCabinetRef
Lars Evensen 1952.jpeg Lars Evensen [lower-alpha 2] [7] Labour 25 June 19452 November 19538 years, 130 days Gerhardsen I-II
Torp
[7]
Blank.JPG Nils Handal Labour 2 November 195322 January 19551 year, 81 days Torp [8]
Blank.JPG Gustav Sjaastad Labour 22 January 19559 April 19594 years, 77 days Gerhardsen III [9]
Kjell Holler.jpg Kjell Holler Labour 9 April 19594 July 19634 years, 86 days Gerhardsen III [9]
Trygve Lie 1938.jpg Trygve Lie Labour 4 July 196328 August 196355 days Gerhardsen III [9]
Blank.JPG Kaare Meland Conservative 28 August 196325 September 196328 days Lyng
Trygve Lie 1938.jpg Trygve Lie Labour 25 September 196320 January 1964117 days Gerhardsen IV
Blank.JPG Karl Trasti Labour 20 January 196412 October 19651 year, 265 days Gerhardsen IV
Stortinget 1954 - L0026 415Fo30141605260005.jpg Sverre W. Rostoft Conservative 12 October 196517 March 19715 years, 156 days Borten
Finn Lied.jpg Finn Lied Labour 17 March 197118 October 19721 year, 215 days Bratteli I
Blank.JPG Ola Skjåk Bræk Liberal 18 October 197216 October 1973363 days Korvald
Ingvald Ulveseth.jpg Ingvald J. Ulvseth Labour 16 October 197315 January 19762 years, 91 days Bratteli II
70289 Bjartmar Gjerde.jpg Bjartmar Gjerde Labour 15 January 197611 January 19781 year, 361 days Nordli
Blank.JPG Olav Haukvik Labour 11 January 19788 October 19791 year, 270 days Nordli
Lars Skytoen 2009.jpg Lars Skytøen Labour 8 October 19794 February 19811 year, 119 days Nordli
Blank.JPG Finn Kristensen Labour 4 February 198114 October 1981252 days Brundtland I
Blank.JPG Jens-Halvard Bratz Conservative 14 October 198116 September 19831 year, 337 days Willoch I
Willoch II
Jan P. Syse.JPG Jan P. Syse Conservative 16 September 19834 October 19852 years, 18 days Willoch II
Blank.JPG Petter Thomassen Conservative 4 October 19859 May 1986217 days Willoch II
Blank.JPG Finn Kristensen Labour 9 May 198631 December 19871 year, 236 days Brundtland II

Ministers of Industry (19881993)

PhotoNamePartyTook officeLeft officeTenureCabinet
Blank.JPG Finn Kristensen Labour 1 January 198816 October 19891 year, 288 days Brundtland II
Blank.JPG Petter Thomassen Conservative 16 October 19893 November 19901 year, 18 days Syse
Blank.JPG Ole Knapp Labour 3 November 19904 September 19921 year, 306 days Brundtland III
Blank.JPG Finn Kristensen Labour 4 September 19921 January 1993119 days Brundtland III

Ministers of Industry and Energy (19931996)

PhotoNamePartyTook officeLeft officeTenureCabinet
Blank.JPG Finn Kristensen Labour 1 January 19937 October 1993273 days Brundtland III
2005.28.10Jens Stoltenberg,farmasidagene.jpg Jens Stoltenberg Labour 7 October 199325 October 19963 years, 18 days Brundtland III
Blank.JPG Grete Knudsen Labour 25 October 19961 January 199768 days Jagland [lower-alpha 3]

Ministers of Trade and Industry (1997-present)

PhotoNamePartyTook officeLeft officeTenureCabinet
Blank.JPG Grete Knudsen Labour 1 January 199717 October 1997289 days Jagland
Lars Sponheim 1.jpg Lars Sponheim Liberal 17 October 199717 March 20002 years, 152 days Bondevik I
Blank.JPG Grete Knudsen Labour 17 March 200019 October 20011 year, 216 days Stoltenberg I
Blank.JPG Ansgar Gabrielsen Conseravtive 19 October 200118 June 20042 years, 243 days Bondevik II
Borge Brende at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2008.jpg Børge Brende Conseravtive 18 June 200417 October 20051 year, 121 days Bondevik II
Odd Eriksen.JPG Odd Eriksen Labour 17 October 200529 September 2006347 days Stoltenberg II
Dag Terje Andersen.jpg Dag Terje Andersen Labour 29 September 200620 June 20081 year, 273 days Stoltenberg II
Norges halsominister Sylvia Brustad vid Nordiska Radets session i Oslo. 2007-10-31. Foto- Magnus Froderberg-norden.org.jpg Sylvia Brustad Labour 20 June 200820 October 20091 year, 122 days Stoltenberg II
Kulturminister Trond Giske pa apningen av Rockheim.jpg Trond Giske Labour 20 October 200916 October 20133 years, 361 days Stoltenberg II
31.08.2013, Monica Maeland.jpg Monica Mæland Conseravtive 16 October 201317 January 20184 years, 93 days Solberg
Torbjorn Roe Isaksen Sentralbanksjefens arstale 2018 (191730).jpg Torbjørn Røe Isaksen Conseravtive 17 January 201824 January 20202 years, 7 days Solberg
Iselin Nybo (V) (9047619417).jpg Iselin Nybø Liberal 24 January 2020present262 days Solberg

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Notes

  1. Acting until 20 October while serving as foreign minister.
  2. Arne Drogseth was acting minister for Evensen from 29 June to 11 November 1951. Erik Brofoss was also acting minister for Evensen from 18 May to 15 September 1953.
  3. Minister responsible for energy cases.