In April 2012, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased (+1.7%). New orders were stable in February (+0.0%).
Non-domestic new orders strongly increased by 2.8%.
During the last quarter (q-o-q), new orders increased in the “other manufacturing” sector (+2.9%) and in the car industry (+2.8%). However, new orders decreased in the “electrical and electronic equipment” (-3.4%).
The level of new orders during the last three months was 2.5% higher than a year ago, and the level of non-domestic new orders was 1.4% higher.
|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 *||April / March||March / Feb.||Quarter on quarter change||Year on year change (1)|
|Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment)||931||1.7||0.0||1.6||2.5|
|(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery||212||1.5||–2.8||–3.4||–3.2|
| Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers||240||3.0||1.9||2.8||1.9|
|(C5) Other manufacturing||479||1.3||0.2||2.9||4.4|
n° 155 - June 20, 2012
Industrial new orders index - April 2012
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