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  • Hand in hand with the EU

    8 out of 10 foreign enterprise groups with subsidiaries in Norway were controlled from countries within the European Union. The most important ownership country outside Europe was the United States.

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  • Continued fall in gas prices

    The price of natural gas fell for the seventh consecutive month and was the main reason behind the 1 per cent drop in the PPI in May. Higher prices on petroleum products contributed in the opposite direction.

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  • Unchanged manufacturing output

    Norwegian manufacturing output was close to unchanged in the period February-April 2019 compared to the previous three-month period, according to seasonally-adjusted figures. On a monthly basis, from March to April, there was a solid growth in out...

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  • Increase in turnover for petroleum-related manufacturing

    Seasonally-adjusted figures show that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing increased by 0.5 per cent in the period February-April 2019, compared with the previous three-month period. Strong increase in turnover for petroleum-related manuf...

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  • Total investments are expected to increase in 2020

    Companies’ latest investment estimates for 2020 are expected to increase within oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and quarrying and electricity supply. New 2019 estimates are substantially adjusted upwards from the previous survey and show growth...

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  • Upward adjusted estimates for oil investments in 2019

    Total investments in oil and gas activity in 2019, including pipeline transportation, are now expected to amount to NOK 183.8 billion. This is 6 per cent higher than estimated in the previous quarter.

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  • Still high electricity price for households

    The average price of electricity for households, excluding taxes and grid rent, was 55.2 øre per kWh in the first quarter of 2019. This is on the same high level as the two previous quarters.

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  • Rise in crude oil price

    A price increase on crude oil made for an overall increase in the producer price index (PPI) in April. The increase was somewhat reduced by a fall in prices of natural gas and electricity.

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  • Minor output decline in manufacturing

    Norwegian manufacturing output saw a minor decline of 0.4 per cent from the fourth quarter of 2018 to the first quarter of 2019, according to seasonally-adjusted figures. Petroleum-related manufacturing had a clear increase in this period, while o...

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  • Manufacturing turnover flattens out in the first quarter

    Seasonally-adjusted figures show that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing was almost unchanged in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the last quarter of 2018. On monthly basis, from February to March 2019, the manufacturing turnove...

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  • Positive signals from the supplier industry

    Norwegian industrial managers report a production level increase as well as growth in employment in the first quarter of the year. The positive trend is expected to continue in the second quarter, and especially for suppliers to the oil gas industry.

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  • Lower gas prices

    A fall in prices on natural gas and electricity outweighed a slight rise in the oil price in March. The producer price index fell by 2.1 per cent this month.

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  • Unchanged manufacturing turnover

    After several periods with increased turnover in Norwegian manufacturing, seasonally-adjusted figures show that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing was almost unchanged in the period December 2018 to February 2019, compared with the prev...

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  • Increase in manufacturing output

    Norwegian manufacturing output went up 0.8 per cent from December 2018-February 2019 compared to the previous three month period, according to seasonally adjusted figures. A solid growth among several industries contributed to the increase.

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  • PPI continued to rise

    The Producer Price Index (PPI) rose by 0.4 per cent from January to February. Higher prices on crude oil and refined petroleum products contributed strongly to pull the PPI upwards. The price index of electricity went in the opposite direction.

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