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Cross-border e-commerce in Norway

Doing business in Norway

What works in one market doesn’t automatically guarantee success in another. Differences in competition, regulation, risk and consumer behaviour make it all too easy for your business to get lost in translation. So it pays to familiarise yourself with the local e-commerce landscape and the best risk and fraud prevention strategies.

How to succeed with e-commerce in Norway

Norway is one of the countries with the highest spending power and internet usage rates in the world. With a relatively small population spread out over mountainous country, most people shop online for the sake of convenience.

Download the Arvato Payments Review guide to Norway for insights and tips on this booming e-commerce market.

The Norwegian e-commerce market is set to continue to flourish, with high spending, good infrastructure and a projected growth rate of 10% by 2020.

Quick Facts: Norway

eGDP: #8

The proportion of goods and services bought online in comparison to GDP.
The rankings stated come from e-commerce association Ecommerce Europe.

Mobile adoption: 79%

Smartphone use as a percentage of the total population.

Ease of business: #4

The higher a country’s ranking in the World
Bank Group’s Ease of Doing Business Index, the more business-friendly local
regulations are when establishing a presence there.

"In the future, fraud protection is key for any e-commerce player."

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