Agriculture and Industry of Norway

Norwegian has a relatively strong uniform industrial structure. Like in many other countries, they have high shares of imports and exports. Over the past 20 years, Norway industries increased in a roughly total of 270 percent. The petroleum industry is currently the most important export sector in their country and this is followed by the manufacturing industry. They major export products are gas and oil. When in terms of their agriculture, they have accounts for about 2 percent of annual GDP, and only 3 percent of their land is cultivated, which seems natural given the cold climate, thin soils, and mountainous terrain. Grains are grown only in the south while western Norway has some livestock raising and dairy farming. They still a major fishing nation and is self-sufficient in many agricultural products, but fruits, vegetables, and most grains are all imported. Agriculture and fishing remain heavily protected by the Norwegian government.