This is an archived release.
Continuous rise in turnover
Turnover in Norwegian manufacturing added up to 140 billion in the third quarter of 2005, according to unadjusted figures. This a 5.6 per cent growth compared with the same period last year.
The turnover in Norwegian oil- and gas extraction amounted to almost NOK 43 billion in September, up 14.9 per cent compared with the same quarter last year. According to external trade figures, price on crude oil remain record high. The average price of oil was NOK 403 per barrel in August, compared with NOK 299 in September last year.
Capital goods still in progress
Compared with the second quarter of 2005, the manufacturing industries are up 6.5 per cent. This is mainly due to the lasting growth within capital goods. The figures are also positive in intermediate goods, mainly due to the continuous increase within refined petroleum products and chemicals and chemical products. Even consumer goods show a slight increase, according to seasonally adjusted figures.
|Statistics on turnover of oil and gas extraction, mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity and gas supply. September 2005|
|Original series1January-September 2005||Changes in per cent January-September 2004 - January-September 2005||Original series1September 2005||Changes in per cent September 2004- September 2005||Changes in per cent. Seasonally adjusted. April 2005 -June 2005-July 2005 -September 2005|
|The overall turnover||858 306||9.1||106 656||10.1||1.6|
|Oil and Gas Extraction||361 780||16.9||42 786||14.9||-0.3|
|Manufacturing||406 716||3.7||53 497||5.6||6.5|
|Electricity, Gas and Steam Supply||82 121||5.9||9 422||20.4||0.7|
|Main industrial groupings|
|Intermediate goods||155 467||2.1||19 430||0.5||1.4|
|Capital goods||97 822||11.9||14 486||23.5||12.7|
|Consumer goods||124 708||-6.8||15 347||-7.2||0.1|
|Energy goods||480 313||16.3||57 394||16.5||-0.5|
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