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Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Manufacturing output in March and core inflation in April

  1. Manufacturing output probably rose sharply in March; we expect 1.5 percent
  2. CPI-ATE expected at 1.4 percent in April, up from 1.2 percent in March
  3. Norges Bank forecasts the CPI-ATE at 1.6 percent

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

Fast Comment Sweden — Last week's data digest and preview of March business sector production

  1. Retail sales catching up with the sector's relatively optimistic sentiment
  2. Cost pressure firming, but last week sent mixed signals
  3. Production growth expected to have shone brightly in March, but clouds are forming on the horizon

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

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