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Unformatted text preview: 7.6% of total exports in 2006. Norway's exports to the EU are for the most part primary products (the share in 2006 was 70%, 58.2% of which was energy), whereas the export of manufactured products amounted to 12% of exports in 2006. Services account for a growing share of Norway's world trade. During 2005, Norway exported services worth approximately USD 22.9 billion, while imports totalled USD 21.9 billion.56 56 Available on: <ec.europa.eu/trade/issues/bilateral/countries/ norway/index_en.htm>. 47 © Ifri F. Harbo / The European Gas and Oil Market EU energy market development between Russia and Norway Since Norway has such a significant and powerful neighbour in Russia, it pays much attention to Russia’s active energy diplomacy and its resource nationalism, based on supply security and diversification. Energy security has also became more and more important with the adherence of new Central and Eastern European countries to the EU over the last few years, which implies energy solidarity. The...
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