OSLO, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Norwegian enterprise sector exercise has elevated considerably throughout the previous three months and can proceed to develop throughout the subsequent half 12 months, a central financial institution enterprise survey confirmed on Tuesday.
“On the identical time, near half of the contacts are dealing with capability constraints,” the central financial institution mentioned in a press release.
Norges Financial institution is extensively anticipated to boost rates of interest at a financial coverage assembly subsequent week, from a document low 0%, and has said it might hike 3 times extra by mid-2022 if the financial system develops as anticipated.
“Contacts report larger output development in all sectors over the previous three months. The rise has been most pronounced in manufacturing and family providers,” Norges Financial institution mentioned in a press release accompanying the quarterly sentiment index.
The Norwegian financial system has accelerated due to a gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, and policy-makers and analysts count on above-trend development for a number of extra years. read more
Norway’s crown forex traded largely unchanged on the information at 10.17 towards the euro at 0810 GMT.
Reporting by Terje Solsvik, modifying by Gwladys Fouche
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