In May 2012, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) decreased (-1.7%), after an increase in April (+1.7%).
Non-domestic new orders increased by 1.7%.
During the last quarter (q-o-q), new orders increased in the “other manufacturing” sector (+2.8%) and a more sustained pace in the car industry (+0.8%). However, new orders decreased in the “electrical and electronic equipment” (-3.7%).
The level of new orders during the last three months was 3.1% higher than a year ago, and the level of non-domestic new orders was 5.2% 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 *||May / April||April / March||Quarter on quarter change||Year on year change (1)|
|Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment)||931||–1.7||1.7||1.2||3.1|
|(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery||212||–1.0||0.5||–3.7||–5.3|
| Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers||240||–3.1||2.8||0.8||6.1|
|(C5) Other manufacturing||479||–1.4||1.6||2.8||4.9|
n° 179 - July 20, 2012
Industrial new orders index - May 2012
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