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Continued rise in turnover
Seasonally adjusted figures show that total turnover in Norwegian manufacturing increased by 9.1 percent from March to May compared with the previous three months. The turnover increased in the domestic market as well as in the export market, with 12 and 2.1 percent respectively.
Capital goods are still leading the way, with an increase of 15.7 per cent compared with the previous three-month period. This is mainly due to the strong figures within transport equipment as well as in machinery and equipments.
Growth in all main industrial groupings
Refined petroleum products and chemical and chemical products have contributed to the rise within intermediate goods. Pulp, paper and paper products and basic metals did, however, have a decrease in turnover this three-month period. Still, intermediate goods went up with a total of 3.8 per cent.
Increases within food products, beverages and tobacco and furniture and other manufacturing contribute to a 1.2 per cent growth in consumer goods.
Turnover in Norwegian oil and gas extraction and electricity, gas and steam supply is in constant growth. Energy goods ended up with a solid increase by 12 per cent, this rise is mainly due to high prices on oil.
|Statistics on turnover of oil and gas extraction, mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity and gas supply. May 2006|
|Original series1January-May 2006||Changes in per cent January-May 2005-January-May 2006||Original series1May 2006||Changes in per cent May 2005-May 2006||Changes in per cent. Seasonally adjusted. December 2005-February 2006-March 2006-May 2006|
|The overall turnover||587 036||27.1||119 792||26.5||8.6|
|Oil and gas extraction||233 419||27.2||47 396||25.8||7.0|
|Manufacturing||279 738||24.4||60 509||28.9||9.1|
|Home market||169 804||29.1||38 375||34.1||12.0|
|Export market||109 934||17.7||22 134||20.7||2.1|
|Electricity, gas and steam supply||69 544||41.4||10 764||17.4||14.2|
|Main industrial groupings|
|Intermediate goods||103 072||14.9||22 704||19.6||3.8|
|Capital goods||78 423||53.2||17 265||52.6||15.7|
|Consumer goods||76 270||9.8||16 472||15.3||1.2|
|Energy goods||329 270||31.0||63 352||26.4||12.0|
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