Articles for business tendency survey for manufacturing, mining and quarrying

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2022

  1. The manufacturers expect a weak 4th quarter Article 20 October

    Norwegian industrial managers are reporting an increase in production and employment in manufacturing in the 3rd quarter, but growth is lower than in the previous quarter. Industrial managers report a decrease in new orders and the general expectations for the 4th quarter of 2022 are negative among most of the industrial leaders. At the same time, it is still a high proportion of the managers who report low profitability and high price growth of input factors

  2. Managers report further growth in product and investment prices Article 21 July

    Norwegian industrial managers are reporting an increase in production and growth in prices and in the total stock of order in the 2nd quarter. The general expectations for the 3rd quarter of 2022 are positive among most of the industrial leaders, but the proportion positive is less than it was in the previous survey. At the same time, it is still a high proportion of the managers who report problems related to a shortage of raw materials and price increment.

  3. Still shortage and price growth in manufacturing Article 21 April

    Norwegian industrial managers are reporting an increase in production and growth in prices and in the total stock of order in the 1st quarter. The general expectations for the 2nd quarter of 2022 are positive among most of the industrial leaders. Production and employment growth are also expected in the coming quarter. At the same time, a high proportion of the managers report problems related to a shortage of raw materials and price increment.

  4. Resource shortage and price growth in manufacturing Article 20 January

    Norwegian industrial managers are reporting an increase in production and growth in prices in the 4th quarter. The general expectations for the 1st quarter of 2022 are positive among most of the industrial leaders. At the same time, a high proportion of them report that a shortage of raw materials limits production.

2021

  1. Optimism in manufacturing Article 22 October

    Norwegian industrial managers are reporting an increase in production in the 3rd quarter. At the same time, a historically high proportion of them report that a shortage of raw materials limits production. The general expectations for the 4th quarter of 2021 are still positive among most of the industrial leaders.

  2. Production growth in manufacturing Article 22 July

    Norwegian industrial managers are reporting an increase in production in the second quarter. There is also growth in new orders and stock of orders. The general expectations for the third quarter of 2021 are also clearly positive among most of the industrial leaders.