Articles for National accounts

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2022

  1. Decreased GDP for Mainland Norway in April Article 13 June

    The GDP for Mainland Norway fell by 0.5 per cent in April, adjusted for seasonal and calendar effects. Growth continued in parts of the economy, and the industries hardest hit by the pandemic recovered further. A decline in electricity, aquaculture and wholesale and retail trade nevertheless led to a decline in the mainland economy.

  2. Recovery in the Norwegian economy throughout the first quarter Article 13 May

    Seasonally adjusted figures from the national accounts show that GDP for mainland Norway increased 1.0 per cent in March. Increased prices on important export goods like oil and gas led to a huge trade surplus and a significant upturn in total GDP measured in current prices.

  3. Reopening and fishing boosted the mainland economy Article 8 April

    Seasonally adjusted figures from the National Accounts show that GDP for Mainland Norway increased 0.5 per cent in February. Fishing was the largest contributor to the growth in the mainland economy. There was also an increase in many service industries after Covid restrictions were lifted.

  4. Further decline in the Norwegian economy Article 8 March

    GDP for mainland Norway fell 0.9 percent in January, adjusted for seasonal and calendar effects. Electricity and traditional fishing contributed most to the decline. At the same time, parts of the service industries were still affected by the Covid-19 restrictions introduced in December.

  5. Strong resurgence in the Norwegian economy in 2021 Article 16 February

    Preliminary figures from the National Accounts for 2021 show that GDP for mainland Norway increased 4.2 per cent from 2020. Mainland GDP grew 1.4 per cent in the fourth quarter and fell 0.4 per cent in December.

  6. Increased activity for Mainland Norway in November Article 12 January

    Seasonally adjusted figures from the national accounts show that GDP for Mainland Norway continued to increase in November. Many industries that have been affected by the pandemic continued their recovery. The growth in November was also driven by less cyclical industries.

2021

  1. Continued but dampened growth in October Article 9 December

    Seasonally adjusted figures from the national accounts show that GDP for Mainland Norway remained unchanged in October compared with the previous month. The catch-up continued, however, for many industries that have been particularly affected by the pandemic, while the fisheries curbed growth.

  2. Sustained growth in the Norwegian economy Article 19 November

    GDP for mainland Norway increased by 2.6 percent from the second to the third quarter of 2021, seasonally adjusted figures show. The recovery of the Norwegian economy continued, employment rose, and increased prices on Norwegian exports gave a huge rise in the trade surplus.

  3. Fishery contributed to economic growth in August Article 8 October

    GDP for mainland Norway increased by 1.1 per cent in August, seasonally adjusted figures show. This is largely due to unusually high catching volumes of mackerel by the Norwegian fleet in August. Excluding the contribution provided by fishing, the economic activity on the mainland had a modest growth.

  4. Sustained recovery in the Norwegian economy in July Article 9 September

    Seasonally adjusted figures from the national accounts show a 0.4 per cent growth in the mainland economy in July. Several of the industries that have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 restrictions recovered further. However, in July the activity levels in these industries were still below those in February 2020.

  5. The resource rent in Norwegian aquaculture 1984-2020 Article 31 August

    Extraordinarily high returns in a sector based on the extraction of a natural resource can be referred to as resource rents.

  6. Reopening boosted the mainland economy in the second quarter Article 20 August

    Gross domestic product (GDP) for mainland Norway (excluding oil and foreign shipping) increased by 1.4 percent from the first to the second quarter, seasonally adjusted figures from the national accounts show. In June, GDP for mainland Norway was back at the same level as before the pandemic in March last year.