Norway October Manufacturing PMI: Statistical Summary

Following is a summary of the October manufacturing purchasing managers’ index for Norway from Norsk Forbund for Innkjop og Logistikk in Oslo:

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                         Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April   March
                         2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011    2011
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                       ------------------ Seasonally Adjusted -----------------
Overall Index            50.8   54.1   55.1   56.5   56.0   56.8   55.5    57.3
Orders                   51.7   56.2   58.9   53.9   56.0   57.1   55.5    56.8
Production               50.4   56.2   55.6   57.7   58.4   58.6   55.9    60.1
Employment               47.5   51.2   51.3   61.1   56.2   58.1   55.0    53.8
Delivery                 52.6   52.9   52.9   55.6   54.7   54.6   55.9    59.6
Stocks                   53.7   50.4   54.1   53.6   51.8   52.2   55.0    55.1
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NOTE: Anything above 50 indicates expansion; below 50, a contraction.
The greater the divergence from 50, the greater the rate of change.

Source: NIMA - Norsk Forbund for Innkjop og Logistikk

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