In March 2012, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) were almost stable (-0.1%) after a slight increase in February (+0.2%).
Non-domestic new orders decreased by 1.3%.
During the last quarter (q-o-q), new orders increased in the “other manufacturing” sector (+2.0%) and in the car industry (+4.7%). However, new orders decreased in the “electrical and electronic equipment” (-3.0%).
The last three months’ level of new orders is 0.7% higher than a year ago, as well as non-domestic new orders (+0.4%).
|2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %|
|*: Total Manufacturing for new orders = 1000|
|(1) Last three months / three same months of previous year|
|The codes correspond to the level of aggregation (A 17) and [A 88] of the "NA" aggregate classification based on NAF rev.2.|
|NA : (A 17), [A 88] Industries :||Weight *||March / Feb.||Feb. / Jan.||Quarter on quarter change||Year on year change (1)|
|Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment)||931||–0.1||0.2||1.6||0.7|
|(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery||212||–3.7||–1.0||–3.0||–6.9|
| Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers||240||2.1||–3.4||4.7||–0.5|
|(C5) Other manufacturing||479||0.2||1.7||2.0||3.6|
n° 125 - May 16, 2012
Industrial new orders index - March 2012
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