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  • Electricity prices drove PPI down

    The first month of the decade resulted in a downturn in the producer price index (PPI). The lion’s share of this downturn came from most of the energy goods. A smaller dip in the prices on crude oil and natural gas was joined by a larger fall in p...

  • Weaker mainland-GDP growth in the final months of 2019

    The growth rate of the gross domestic product of mainland Norway (excluding overseas shipping and petroleum) was 0.2 percent in the 4. quarter, following moderate growth in the preceding three quarters. Annual growth was 2.3 percent in 2019 (2.2 p...

  • Revisions in the annual national accounts

    Reports 2020/06

  • Dampened optimism in manufacturing

    According to Norwegian industrial managers, the increase in total output has grown weaker throughout 2019. The general outlook for the first quarter of 2020 is considered to be positive by the majority of industry leaders, but the share of optimis...

  • Petroleumdriven upturn in PPI

    The last month of the decade gave a large bump in the producer price index (PPI). This increase was mainly driven by the petroleum sector, while the electricity prices pushed in the other direction.

  • Flattening growth in mainland GDP

    Seasonally adjusted figures from the National accounts show a 0.3 per cent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) for mainland Norway from June-August to September-November. This is a decline from 0.4 per cent growth in the previous three-month pe...

  • Economic Survey 4-2019

    The Norwegian economy is continuing at a moderate pace.

  • Price increase on all energy goods

    After two months of fall with marginal bumps in the Producer Price Index, November did see a somewhat stronger price increase. The increase of 1,7 percent in the total index was mainly a result of increased prices on all energy products.

  • Decreasing growth in the mainland-economy

    Growth in gross domestic product (GDP) for mainland Norway was 0.3 per cent higher in August to October compared with May to July, seasonally adjusted figures show. Monthly growth from September to October was 0.1 per cent.

  • Revisions to the financial accounts

    Unlisted shares held by the household sector are revised. The transactions are also revised.

  • Upturn in the Norwegian economy soon over

    The economic upturn that started in Norway in early 2017 is likely to come to an end over the next year. The international economic downturn means that Norwegian interest rates will remain low.

  • Spillover-effects from the offshore petroleum to the mainland economy

    Reports 2019/37

  • Weaker current account balance

    The current account balance in 3rd quarter of 2019 showed a surplus of NOK 24 billion. This is almost NOK 60 million lower than it was in the same quarter of 2018. The main explanation of the weak current account balance is lower export of oil and...

  • Smart hedging against carbon leakage

    Discussion Papers no. 920

    Policy makers in the EU and elsewhere are concerned that unilateral carbon pricing induces carbon leakage through relocation of emission-intensive and trade-exposed industries to other regions.

  • Impacts of hospital wait time on patient health and labor supply

    Discussion Papers no. 919

    We estimate the effects of wait time for orthopedic surgery on health and labor market outcomes of Norwegian workers.