Standing Committee on Business and Industry

The Standing Committee on Business and Industry (Norwegian: Næringskomiteen) is a standing committee of the Parliament of Norway. It is responsible for policies relating to business, industry, trade, shipping, state ownership policy, competition and price policy, agriculture, food policy, fisheries, whaling and aquaculture. It corresponds to the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs.[1] The committee has 14 members and is chaired by Marit Arnstad of the Centre Party.[2]

Members 2013–17[edit]

The committee is chaired by Marit Arnstad
Representative Party Position
Marit Arnstad Centre Chair
Øyvind Korsberg Progress First deputy chair
Gunnar Gundersen Conservative Second deputy chair
Frank Bakke-Jensen Conservative
Else-May Botten Labour
Pål Farstad Liberal
Ingunn Foss Conservative
Ingrid Heggø Labour
Line Henriette Hjemdal Christian Democratic
Morten Ørsal Johansen Progress
Odd Omland Labour
Jørund Rytman Progress
Knut Storberget Labour
Ove Bernt Trellevik Conservative


  1. ^ Parliament of Norway. "The Standing Committee on Business and Industry". Retrieved 23 October 2009.
  2. ^ Parliament of Norway. "Næringskomiteen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 23 October 2009.