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Fast Comment Norway — Manufacturing output: Strong production growth, driven by oil-supplying industries

  1. Manufacturing output increased further in May; well above expectations
  2. Particularly high activity in petroleum-related manufacturing
  3. Non-oil manufacturing sector slowing on the back on weaker global demand

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Sweden — Retail sales plunged in May but year-to-date trend remains healthy; Riksbank policy announcement and May business sector production in week ahead

  1. After a buoyant outcome in April, retail sales plummeted in May, but 2019 so far gives some boost to GDP
  2. Riksbank on hold next week but tweaks forward guidance, as solid inflation provides breathing space
  3. Cooling off on the economy continues and in May we think manufacturing has dragged down overall production

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Output growth rebounding again, rate hike in June

  1. Manufacturing output up 2.2 percent in April, mainland GDP growth of 0.3 percent m-o-m
  2. Growth is rebounding from a temporary setback in Q1
  3. Norges Bank to hike its policy rate at the upcoming June meeting

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Sweden — Business sector production surges, putting it back in line with with GDP prints

  1. The April production value index data erases the tension compared to Q1 GDP and other indicators
  2. Leading indicators continue to suggest muted growth ahead, however
  3. Overall, we stick to the view of a gradual cooling-off, meaning the Riksbank's GDP forecast for 2020 appears optimistic

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Manufacturing output down by 0.4 percent in Q1; well below expectations

  1. Manufacturing output fell further in March (-0.8 percent), well below expectations
  2. Output has declined by 0.4 percent in Q1, despite higher activity among oil-supplying industries
  3. Downside risks to the upcoming GDP print for Q1

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist | maho60@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Sweden — Business sector production weighed down by manufacturing in freefall, but March PVI actually not that bad

  1. PVI weak in March, but overall the first quarter turned out as expected
  2. Is the manufacturing plunge a temporary hiccup, or an early sign of things to come?
  3. Riksbank minutes do not change our forecast for no further rate hikes this cycle

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se