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Norway

Key facts

Population: 5,236,826 (2015)
Official language: Norwegian
Currency: Norwegian krone
Important ministries: Ministry of Education and Research, Ministry of Culture
Official statistics office:
Statistics Norway
Trade association:
Norwegian Publishers Association and the Norwegian Booksellers Association (Bokhandlerforeningen)
Annual book fair: Oslo Book festival organised by the Norwegian Publishers Association and the Norwegian Booksellers Association in September.
Translation Programme: Norwegian Literature Abroad (NORLA) translation grants to encourage foreign publishers to publish books by Norwegian authors of fiction and non-fiction.
Vat on books:  Print (Zero) Ebooks 25%
Fixed book price system: No

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