Kjell Inge Røkke overtaken as Norway's richest person

Salmon farming was a far better business in 2019 than offshore activities, according to a tally of the biggest fortunes among Norwegian business people. Several maritime names remain in the Top 10.

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Owner of the Norwegian Aker group, Kjell Inge Røkke, is no longer Norway's richest businessman, shows a new survey by E24. Several maritime names remain on the Top 10.

Well-known Norwegian businessman Røkke has thus had to leave the spot as the country's richest businessman to Gustav Magnar Witzøe, heir to the large salmon farming group Salmar, shows the survey.

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