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  • Norway with GDP 50 per cent above the European average

    Newly released figures from Eurostat show that Norway’s price level adjusted GDP per capita was 50 per cent above the European average in 2018.

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  • Iceland, Switzerland and Norway still have highest price levels

    Recently published figures from Eurostat showed that Norway in 2018 had price levels 55 percent higher compared to the rest of Europe.

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  • CPI up 2.5 per cent last 12 months

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 2.5 per cent from May 2018 to May 2019, while the CPI-ATE growth was 2.3 per cent in the same period. From April 2019 to May 2019 the CPI decreased by 0.3 per cent, while the CPI-ATE decreased by 0.2 per...

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  • Continued fall in gas prices

    The price of natural gas fell for the seventh consecutive month and was the main reason behind the 1 per cent drop in the PPI in May. Higher prices on petroleum products contributed in the opposite direction.

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  • Still high electricity price for households

    The average price of electricity for households, excluding taxes and grid rent, was 55.2 øre per kWh in the first quarter of 2019. This is on the same high level as the two previous quarters.

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  • Rise in crude oil price

    A price increase on crude oil made for an overall increase in the producer price index (PPI) in April. The increase was somewhat reduced by a fall in prices of natural gas and electricity.

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  • CPI up 2.9 per cent last 12 months

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 2.9 per cent from April 2018 to April 2019, while the CPI-ATE growth was 2.6 per cent in the same period. 

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  • CPI up 2.9 per cent last 12 months

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 2.9 per cent from March 2018 to March 2019, while the CPI-ATE growth was 2.7 per cent in the same period. From February 2019 to March 2019 the CPI increased by 0.2 per cent, while the CPI-ATE increased b...

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  • Lower gas prices

    A fall in prices on natural gas and electricity outweighed a slight rise in the oil price in March. The producer price index fell by 2.1 per cent this month.

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  • Iceland, Switzerland and Norway most expensive in 2017

    EFTA members Iceland, Switzerland and Norway were the most expensive countries in 2017 for actual individual consumption. Albania and North Macedonia were the cheapest countries in Europe.

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  • Norway has second highest consumption level in Europe

    In 2017, Luxembourg and Norway were ranked highest in terms of actual individual consumption per capita in Europe. In the Nordic countries, Iceland had the highest consumption levels for food and non-alcoholic drinks.

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  • PPI continued to rise

    The Producer Price Index (PPI) rose by 0.4 per cent from January to February. Higher prices on crude oil and refined petroleum products contributed strongly to pull the PPI upwards. The price index of electricity went in the opposite direction.

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  • CPI up 3 per cent last 12 months

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 3.0 per cent from February 2018 to February 2019, while the CPI-ATE growth was 2.6 per cent in the same period.

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  • Record-high electricity price for households

    The average price of electricity for households in 2018, excluding taxes and grid rent, was 48.6 øre per kWh. This is 41 per cent higher than in 2017 and the highest level ever measured.

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  • CPI up 3.1 per cent last 12 months

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 3.1 per cent from January 2018 to January 2019, while the CPI-ATE growth was 2.1 per cent in the same period.

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