Exports pull new orders up in May (07/21/2009 update)Industrial new orders index - May 2009

In May 2009, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased by 1.8%, after 0.6% in April.

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No 192
Paru le : 20/07/2009

In May 2009, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased by 1.8%, after 0.6% in April.

Non domestic new orders strongly grew up (+5.2%) for the second consecutive month.

NOTA BENE: Due to an error, the orders index issued on July 20 was corrected on July 21, the correction relates to Manufacture of motor vehicles trailers and semi-trailers [29], Capital goods, Orders industries (except heavy transport equipment) and orders industries.

Tableau 1 – Industrial new orders variations

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial new orders variations
change in change in April/ May/
NA: (A 17), [A 88] W* 1 year (1) 3 months (2) March April
Orders industries (except heavy transport equipment) 934 -25.7 -3.1 0.6 1.8
non domestic 471 -31.9 -5.1 4.8 5.2
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 202 -29.4 -8.5 6.2 1.8
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 229 -41.7 0.1 0.9 -0.2
(C5) Other manufacturing 503 -18.5 -2.4 -1.0 2.4
  • *: Weight. Total = 1000
  • (1) Last three months / same three months of previous year
  • (2) Last three months / three months preceding
  • The codes correspond to the level of aggregation (A 17) and [A 88] of the "NA" aggregate classification based on NAF rev.2.
  • Source: INSEE