Mar 28 2017
Consumer price index in March 2017

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based on prices in March 2017 is 439.9 points (May 1988=100) which is 0.07% higher than in the previous month. The CPI less housing cost is 389.2 points, 0.28% lower than in February 2017.

Prices of clothing and footwear rose by 7.9% (effect on the index 0.30%) and the cost of owner occupied housing (imputed rent) rose by 1.7% (0.28%). Products and services related to transport declined by 1.7% (-0.25%), prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages declined by 0.8% (-0.13%) and prices of furnishings and other household equipment declined by 2.7% (-0.11%).

The CPI is 1.6% higher in March 2017 than in March 2016 while the CPI less housing cost has decreased by 1.7% from one year ago.

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Results of additional issuance of Treasury bonds RIKB 28 1115 and RIKB 22 1026

As stated in paragraph 5 of Terms of Invitation to Tender for Treasury bonds, the Government Debt Management offered the equivalent of 10% of the nominal value sold in the auction 13 April, at the price of accepted bids. This time Primary Dealers did exercise their right to purchase in RIKB 28 1115 for 84 and in RIKB 22 1026 for 307 Total outstanding nominal value of RIKB 28 1115 after the auction is now 51,444,101,519 kr. and RIKB 22 1026 is now 78,800,000,000 kr. Settlement date is 18 April 2018.