The Norwegian daily business paper Dagens Næringsliv followed up on our initiative, and interviewed Minister of Trade Grete Knudsen before she left for China last month. She supports the demand that Norwegian companies should have an obligation to publicly inform which subcontractors they are using. She further states that it would be natural that «we, the Government, bring the issue of the lack of transparency among Norwegian companies on the subject of Chinese subcontractors up with NHO (the Norwegian industry organisation). Excellent! Do it!
Norwatch Newsletter 5/96