Classifying Text into NACE Codes

This model is xlm-roberta-base fine-tuned to classify descriptions of activities into NACE Rev. 2 codes.


The data used to fine-tune the model consist of 2.5 million descriptions of activities from Norwegian and Danish businesses. To improve the model's multilingual performance, random samples of the Norwegian and Danish descriptions were machine translated into the following languages:

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Finnish
  • Polish

Quick Start

from transformers import pipeline, AutoTokenizer, AutoModelForSequenceClassification

tokenizer = AutoTokenizer.from_pretrained("erst/xlm-roberta-base-finetuned-nace")
model = AutoModelForSequenceClassification.from_pretrained("erst/xlm-roberta-base-finetuned-nace")

pl = pipeline(

pl("The purpose of our company is to build houses")
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