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

The committee is chaired by Marit Arnstad
Representative Party Position
Arnstad, MaritMarit Arnstad Centre Chair
Korsberg, ØyvindØyvind Korsberg Progress First deputy chair
Gundersen, GunnarGunnar Gundersen Conservative Second deputy chair
Bakke-Jensen, FrankFrank Bakke-Jensen Conservative
Botten, Else-MayElse-May Botten Labour
Farstad, PålPål Farstad Liberal
Foss, IngunnIngunn Foss Conservative
Heggø, IngridIngrid Heggø Labour
Hjemdal, Line HenrietteLine Henriette Hjemdal Christian Democratic
Johansen, Morten ØrsalMorten Ørsal Johansen Progress
Omland, OddOdd Omland Labour
Rytman, JørundJørund Rytman Progress
Storberget, KnutKnut Storberget Labour
Trellevik, Ove BerntOve 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.