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Fast Comment Norway — Still optimism in manufacturing, but momentum appears to be peaking

  1. Industrial confidence indicator at 6.3 in Q1, marginally down from 6.4 in Q4 2017
  2. Somewhat below market expectations
  3. The outlook remains positive, but the momentum appears to be peaking

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

UK Comment — UK industrial production disappointed in February

  1. Production lifted by energy and weighed down by manufacturing and mining
  2. Bad weather in Feb. did not affect manufacturing numbers, according to the ONS
  3. Underlying manufacturing momentum seems to have slowed in Q1

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

Fast Comment Finland — Industrial activity still robust, but likely maturing

  1. Industrial production grew by 3.4 percent in y-o-y terms, but decreased from the previous month
  2. Exports still growing strongly
  3. Robust growth in industrial activity, but we see signs of softening

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist | jaro06@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Norway — Slight growth in manufacturing output

  1. Manufacturing output up 0.2 percent in February; weaker than expected
  2. Trend is still positive, but momentum is weaker than expected
  3. Note that some sentiment indicators (PMI) have fallen, signalling reduced momentum

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Core inflation in March (Tuesday) and manufacturing output in February (Monday)

  1. CPI-ATE probably rose to 1.5 percent in March from 1.4 percent in February
  2. In line with central bank estimates
  3. Manufacturing output likely returned to growth in February

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Preview of February business sector production

  1. Growth robust in the first quarter, in line with our GDP forecast
  2. Leading indicators support production growth next quarter as well...
  3. ...but some clouds seem to be gathering

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se