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Hazardous waste increasing faster than the economy (GDP)

A total of 1.48 million tonnes of hazardous waste was sent for approved treatment in 2016 – an increase of around 84 per cent compared to 2003. In contrast, the gross domestic product (GDP) and population have only increased by 23 and 15 per cent respectively in the same period.

More immigrant-friendly attitudes

Attitudes towards immigrants and immigration have become somewhat more positive during the last year and are now almost back to where they were before the surge of asylum seekers in autumn 2015.

CPI up 1.1 per cent last twelve months

The year to year growth in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 1.1 per cent in November.

Prices of crude oil rose in November

The producer price index (PPI) rose by 2.5 per cent from September to October. The main reason for this was higher prices on natural gas.