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  • Continued increase in PPI

    The producer price index (PPI) continued August’s increase in September, after having dropped continuously through 2020. The total index rose by 2.8 percent this month, with increased price on natural gas as the main driver.

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  • Unchanged manufacturing turnover in August

    Seasonally-adjusted figures show that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing decreased by 0.3 per cent in the period June-August 2020, compared to the previous three-month period. On a monthly basis, from July to August 2020, however, the m...

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  • Strong growth in manufacturing output in August

    Norwegian manufacturing output saw a solid increase of 3 per cent from July to August 2020, according to seasonally adjusted figures. Much of this output growth can be ascribed to a strong development in fabricated metal products and machinery and...

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  • First price increase in PPI since December

    Increasing prices within energy goods lead to a 1.2 per cent rise in the overall PPI from July to August 2020. Natural gas had the stongest influence, but higher prices on refined petroleum products and electricity were also important contributors.

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  • Manufacturing turnover decreases in July

    Seasonally-adjusted figures show that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing decreased by 3.8 per cent in the period May-July 2020, compared to the previous three-month period. On a monthly basis, from June to July 2020, the manufacturing t...

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  • Food products contributed to output growth in manufacturing in July

    Norwegian manufacturing output saw a solid increase of 1.8 per cent from June to July 2020, according to seasonally adjusted figures. Much of this output growth can be ascribed to a strong development in food and beverages. In the period May-July ...

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  • Marginal growth in oil investments for 2020

    Total investments in oil and gas activity in 2020, including pipeline transportation, are estimated at NOK 184.6 billion. This is 2.4 per cent higher than the estimate given in the previous survey. Compared with the corresponding figure for 2019, ...

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  • Sharp decline in manufacturing investments for 2020

    The companies’ latest investment estimates for 2020 are expected to decrease within oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and quarrying and electricity supply. Lower investment in manufacturing is the main reason for the overall decline. Updated inve...

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  • Very low electricity prices in the second quarter

    The average price of electricity for households, excluding taxes and grid rent, was 14.9 øre per kWh in the second quarter of 2020. This is 67 per cent lower compared to the second quarter of 2019 and a record low electricity price.

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  • Unchanged PPI from June to July

    The total PPI was unchanged from June to July 2020. Price increases in refined petroleum products and crude oil evened out the downturn in other groups within energy goods and manufacturing industries.

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  • Marginal increase in manufacturing output in June

    Norwegian manufacturing output saw a marginal increase of 0.4 per cent from May to June 2020, according to seasonally adjusted figures. The activity was in general still strongly affected by the effects of the Corona virus, although some industrie...

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  • Manufacturing turnover fell sharply in the second quarter

    Seasonally-adjusted figures show that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing decreased by 7.5 per cent from the first to the second quarter of 2020. On a monthly basis however, from May to June 2020, the manufacturing turnover increased by ...

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  • Downturn continues in manufacturing

    Norwegian industrial managers report a further downturn in the total production volume in the second quarter of the year. Major uncertainty related to the coronary pandemic contributes to the general outlook for the third quarter of 2020 is charac...

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  • Continued downturn in PPI

    The producer price index (PPI) fell in June for the sixth month in a row. The downturn came both outside and inside the energy goods.

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  • Reduced manufacturing turnover

    Seasonally-adjusted figures show that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing decreased by 4.5 per cent in the period March-May 2020, compared with the previous three-month period. On a monthly basis, from April to May 2020, the manufacturin...

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