Norwegian trade delegation visiting Portland

A delegation from Tromso, Norway, will visit Portland this week in an effort to boost trade between the two cities.

Tromso is located 217 miles above the Arctic Circle and is the headquarters of the Arctic Council and Arctic Economic Council. The visiting delegation includes representatives from 12 businesses and Tromso city officials, according to a news release from the Maine North Atlantic Development Office. The three-day trip starts Wednesday and includes meetings between Norway and Southern Maine companies interested in biotech innovation, marine sciences, aquaculture and food and beverage industries.

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