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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 Norway — Housing prices rose further in June

  1. Housing prices up by 0.6 percent in June, following 0.5 percent in May
  2. Some price acceleration over the past 2 months
  3. We remind about our positive call for the housing market in 2019

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

Fast Comment Norway — Temporary trade truce offers a welcome boost to markets, but long-standing areas of conflict remain

  1. Temporary trade truce offers a welcome boost to markets
  2. Long-standing areas of conflict remain and already-imposed tariffs continue to dampen global growth
  3. Mainland GDP (Norway) holding up well, however, boosted by a sharp rise in petroleum investment

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

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Housing prices in June (due next Wednesday)

  1. Moderate uptrend in average housing prices
  2. Activity remains high
  3. Housing prices (y-o-y) running below the wage growth rate

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

Fast Comment Norway — Downward correction in retail spending; trend still positive

  1. Retail spending down 1.3 percent in May, largely as expected
  2. But given the solid increase in April, the outlook for Q2 as a whole remains positive
  3. Spending supported by growth in real disposable incomes (employment growth as well as real wage gains)

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

Fast Comment Norway — Survey unemployment pulled down by a sharp drop in the labour force

  1. LFS unemployment down to 3.2 pct in April, expected 3.5 pct
  2. Details less impressive: The latest decline explained by a sharp drop in the labour force
  3. Probably due to noise; we pay more attention to the registered figures, due this Friday

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