Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.
In March 2012, the turnover declined in the manufacturing industry (–1.6%). It was up in February (+0.9%). Exports fell by 2.8%, after +0,2% in February.
In March 2012, the turnover flopped in the manufacture of transport equipment (–7.2%), particularly in the manufacture of other transport equipment (–10.1%).
The turnover also dropped in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–5.1%).
The turnover decreased in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–1.7%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–0.6%) in March 2012.
Over the same period, the turnover rose in the other manufacturing (+1.1%).
In March 2012, the turnover of the industry as a whole (B to E) weakened by 0.7%.
Turnover in manufacturing industry
In the last quarter (Q/Q–1), the turnover in the manufacturing industry increased by +0.5%. It especially grew in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+4.4%).
Year-on-year (Q/Q–4), the turnover grew by 2.2% in the manufacturing industry.
|s.a. and w-d.a. data –2005 = 100|
|(1) Last three months / three previous months|
|(2) Last three months / three same months of previous year|
|The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.|
|Nace Classification||Change in %|
|Sectors||Weight**||March/ Feb.||Feb./ Jan.||Q/Q–1 (1)||Q/Q–4 (1)|
|BE : INDUSTRY||8022||–0,7||1,2||0,3||2,2|
|CZ : MANUFACTURING||7167||–1,6||0,9||0,5||2,2|
|Of which Exports||1017||–2,8||0,2||2,0||1,8|
|(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages||1131||–1,7||2,9||0,3||4,4|
|(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products||461||–5,1||5,4||4,4||11,6|
|(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment||927||–0,6||0,4||0,5||2,0|
|(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment||1383||–7,2||3,0||–0,2||0,6|
|(C5): Other manufacturing||3265||1,1||–1,2||0,3||0,7|
|(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management||855||5,0||3,4||–1,3||1,7|
n° 139 - June 1, 2012
Turnover in industry and construction - March 2012
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