Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.
In April 2012, the turnover rose in the manufacturing industry (+0.8%). It declined in March (–1.7%). Exports were steady (0.0%), after –3,7% in March.
In April 2012, the turnover was up in the other manufacturing (+1.0%), particularly in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+7.6%).
The turnover increased in April 2012 in the manufacture of transport equipment, particularly in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+3.7%).
Over the same period, the turnover also grew in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+1.1%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+1.1%).
On the contrary, the turnover fell in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.1%) in April 2012.
In April 2012, the turnover of the industry as a whole (B to E) modestly increased (+0.2%).
Turnover in manufacturing industry
In the last quarter (Q/Q–1), the turnover in the manufacturing industry was broadly flat (+0.1%). It declined in the manufacture of transport equipment (–2.4%) but rose in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+4.4%).
Year-on-year (Q/Q–4), the turnover went up (+1.8%) 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**||April/ March||March/ Feb.||Q/Q–1 (1)||Q/Q–4 (1)|
|BE : INDUSTRY||8022||0.2||–0.8||0.3||2.1|
|CZ : MANUFACTURING||7167||0.8||–1.7||0.1||1.8|
|Of which Exports||1017||0.0||–3.7||–0.3||0.4|
|(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages||1131||1.1||–1.9||1.5||4.3|
|(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products||461||1.1||–5.4||4.4||11.3|
|(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment||927||–1.1||–0.9||–0.3||0.9|
|(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment||1383||1.5||–7.1||–2.4||0.0|
|(C5): Other manufacturing||3265||1.0||0.8||–0.1||0.3|
|(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management||855||–3.8||5.4||1.9||4.8|
n° 166 - July 2, 2012
Turnover in industry and construction - April 2012
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