Norway's industrial production shrank 5.7 percent year-on-year in February 2019, the most since September 2016, following a 3.4 percent contraction in the previous month, as output declined for both extraction & related services (-5.9 percent vs -4.8 percent in January) and electricity, gas & steam (-20 percent vs -5.1 percent). In addition, manufacturing output growth slowed to 3.1 percent from 4.0 percent as production rose at softer pace for food, beverage & tobacco (0.5 percent vs 5.3 percent); machinery and equipment (3.9 percent vs 4.1 percent); ships, boats and oil platforms (31.8 percent vs 35.4 percent). By contrast, decreases were recorded for refined petroleum, chemicals & pharmaceutical products (-4 percent vs -4.4 percent) and computer & electrical equipment (-2.6 percent vs -0.1 percent). Meantime, mining & quarrying output rebounded sharply (21.2 percent vs -8.5 percent). Industrial Production in Norway averaged 0.39 percent from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 15.40 percent in June of 1994 and a record low of -13.10 percent in August of 2010.

Industrial Production in Norway is expected to be 1.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Norway to stand at 2.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Norway Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-08 07:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.6% 4.5% 3.8%
2019-02-07 07:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.2% 2.6% 4%
2019-03-07 07:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -3.4% 1.3% 1.5%
2019-04-05 06:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -5.7% -3.4% -1.6%
2019-05-08 06:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -5.7% 2.2%
2019-06-07 06:00 AM Industrial Production YoY
2019-07-05 06:00 AM Industrial Production YoY


Norway Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 9.00 8.90 20.10 -22.90 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.80 56.30 64.10 36.80 [+]
Industrial Production -5.70 -3.40 15.40 -13.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.80 -2.20 12.70 -9.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.10 4.00 8.90 -10.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.60 79.20 85.50 76.20 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 33332.00 27060.00 57276.00 3245.00 NOK Million [+]
Bankruptcies 410.00 424.00 595.00 43.00 Companies and Individuals [+]
Car Registrations 17227.00 14042.00 19014.50 4089.00 [+]
Internet Speed 23539.08 23633.20 23633.20 4055.36 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 2663340.00 2550734.00 3708569.00 1631719.00 IP [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.80 0.90 0.90 -0.40 percent [+]
Mining Production 21.20 -8.50 69.00 -28.20 percent [+]
Steel Production 55.00 59.78 97.00 0.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.16 78.94 78.94 5.14 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 16.00 14.00 17.00 11.00 [+]
Corruption Index 84.00 85.00 91.00 79.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 7.00 3.00 14.00 3.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 8.00 10.00 6.00 [+]
Electricity Production 11745.00 14707.00 16376.00 6653.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


Norway Industrial Production

In Norway, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Extraction and related services is the most important sector and accounts for 67 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Extraction and related services are: Extraction of natural gas (31 percent of total output) and extraction of crude petroleum (30 percent). Manufacturing accounts for 27 percent of total production, mainly: food, beverages and tobacco (5 percent); refined petroleum, chemicals and pharmaceutical products (4 percent); machinery and equipment (3 percent); fabricated metal products (2 percent); ships, boats and oil platforms (2 percent); computer and electrical equipment (2 percent); repair, installation of machinery (2 percent); and rubber, plastic and mineral products (2 percent). Electricity, gas and steam account for 6 percent of total output; and Mining and quarrying account for 1 percent. This page provides - Norway Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Norway Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.70 -3.40 15.40 -13.10 1991 - 2019 percent Monthly
2005=100, WDA




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