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Strong start in manufacturing
Seasonally adjusted figures show that total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing increased by 5.4 percent, from November 2005 to January 2006, compared to the previous three-month period. The turnover increases in both domestic and export market, with 6.4 and 1.3 percent respectively.
Strong growth in capital goods
Capital goods increase close to 8 percent from November 2005 to January 2006, compared to the previous three-month period. Fabricated metal products, oil platforms and modules and machinery and equipment are the main contributors to this growth.
The turnover within intermediate goods rose by 5.2 percent in the same period. There is an increase within electrical and optical equipment. Pulp, paper and paper products and other non-metallic mineral products declined their turnover.
The turnover within food products, beverages and tobacco rose by 4.2 percent compared to the previous three-month period. This gives a rise to the total turnover of consumer goods by 2.2 percent.
Seasonally adjusted figures show that from December 2005 to January 2006 the total turnover within manufacturing went up by 7.7 percent. The strongest growth was seen in capital goods.
|Statistics on turnover of oil and gas extraction, mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity and gas supply. January 2006|
|Original series January 2006||Changes in per cent January 2005-January 2006||Seasonally adjusted changes in per cent December 2005-January 2006||Changes in per cent. Seasonally adjusted. August-October 2005-November 2005-January 2006|
|The overall turnover||111 913||31.7||4.2||3.9|
|Oil and gas extraction||47 987||40.0||4.2||2.8|
|Home market||28 373||22.3||10.5||6.4|
|Electricity, Gas and Steam Supply||13 457||33.1||-2.2||-4.6|
|Main industrial groupings|
|Intermediate goods||19 074||15.2||-0.9||5.2|
|Capital goods||12 211||53.1||22.3||7.8|
|Consumer goods||14 059||10.8||3.5||2.2|
|Energy goods||66 569||39.4||4.3||0.9|
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