Minor changes in Norway's manufacturing outputStaff Writer | July 7, 2017
Norwegian manufacturing output saw a minor increase of 0.4 percent from March to May 2017 compared to the previous three-month period, according to seasonally-adjusted figures.
Europe On a month to month basis
The Index of industrial production from March to May 2017 amounted to 114.1 (2005=100). The corresponding figure for the previous three-month period was 113.7.
Smoothed seasonally-adjusted figures show a turning point for manufacturing output in September 2016, and since then the activity has risen somewhat.
According to seasonally-adjusted figures, manufacturing output saw a minor increase of 0.4 percent from March to May 2017 compared to the previous three-month period.
Ships, boats and oil platforms contributed most to the overall growth, with an increase of 2.8 percent.
This increase is related to a particularly high activity level in April among some leading suppliers. There was also some growth within repair and installation of machinery.
At the same time, other petroleum-related industries like machinery and equipment and computer and electrical equipment, contributed to dampen the overall increase in manufacturing output.
Petroleum-related manufacturing experienced an overall decline of 0.9 percent. ■