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TABLE-Norway PMI up to 48.9 points in Sept

OSLO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - A Norwegian purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose to 48.9 points on a seasonally adjusted basis in September, from a revised 48.8 in August, data from logistics association NIMA and Fokus Bank showed on Monday.

Sept Revised Aug Previous Aug PMI index 48.9 48.8 48.7 Order intake 46.9 50.0 49.9 Production 48.6 48.5 47.7 Employment 50.7 48.7 48.5 Suppliers' delivery time 52.1 50.2 51.0 Inventory 47.1 43.9 44.3

NOTE: The consensus forecast by 8 analysts in a Reuters survey was for the index to rise to 49.5. The index peaked at 63.2 points in November 2006.

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