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  • Growth in manufacturing output continues

    Norwegian manufacturing output went up 1.3 per cent from November 2018-January 2019 compared to the previous three-month period, according to seasonally adjusted figures. The industry ships, boats and oil platforms contributed in particular to the...

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  • Machinery and equipment contribute to increase in manufacturing turnover

    Seasonally-adjusted figures showed that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing increased by 0.8 per cent in the period November 2018 to January 2019. Machinery and equipment in particular contributed to this growth. A 2.4 per cent increase ...

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  • Record-high electricity price for households

    The average price of electricity for households in 2018, excluding taxes and grid rent, was 48.6 øre per kWh. This is 41 per cent higher than in 2017 and the highest level ever measured.

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  • Oil investment estimate for 2019 adjusted downward

    The estimated total investment in oil and gas activity in 2019, including pipeline transportation, is NOK 172.7 billion, which is 1.4 per cent lower than estimated in the previous quarter.

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  • Electricity supply contributed to investment growth in 2018

    Final investments for 2018 covering oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and quarrying and electricity supply increased by 7.5 per cent compared with 2017. The growth is mainly due to high investments within electricity supply. The latest investment...

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  • Decrease in sales of 9 per cent in January 2019

    Total sales of petroleum products in January amounted to 602 million liters.

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  • PPI went up

    After two months of significant decreases, the Producer Price Index (PPI) rose 0.3 per cent from December to January. Increased prices on fish, electricity and crude oil were the main contributors.

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  • Further increase in manufacturing turnover in fourth quarter

    Seasonally-adjusted figures showed that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing increased by 1.6 per cent from the third to the fourth quarter of 2018. Increased turnover within machinery and equipment and ships, boats and oil platforms was ...

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  • Ships and oil platforms contribute to growth in manufacturing output

    Norwegian manufacturing output saw a strong increase of 1.5 per cent from the third to the fourth quarter of 2018, according to seasonally-adjusted figures. This is the third consecutive quarter with output growth in 2018. The increase in the four...

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  • Record high wind power generation

    A total of 3.9 TWh of wind power was generated in 2018, which is 36 per cent or 1 TWh more than in 2017 and the highest level ever recorded.

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  • Expected activity increase in manufacturing

    Norwegian industrial managers report a production level increase as well as growth in the total stocks of orders in the fourth quarter of 2018. The general expectations for the first quarter of 2019 are also positive among most of the industry lea...

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  • Decrease in sales of 6 per cent in December 2018

    Total sales of petroleum products in December amounted to 598 million liters.

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  • Lower petroleum prices drove the PPI down

    The Norwegian PPI dropped 3.5 per cent from November to December. This was caused by lower prices on crude oil, natural gas and refined petroleum products.

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  • Further increase in manufacturing turnover

    Seasonally-adjusted figures showed that the total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing increased by 2.5 per cent from September to November compared to the previous three-month period. The turnover was unchanged from October to November.

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  • Growth in manufacturing output

    Norwegian manufacturing output saw an increase of 0.9 per cent from September to November 2018 compared to the previous three-month period, according to seasonally-adjusted figures. The growth is particularly related to strong activity within ship...

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