New orders in industry are well-nigh sluggish in November (+0.2%)Industrial new orders index - November 2009

In November 2009, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) are sluggish (0.2%), after a decrease in October (-1.7%; first estimate: –2.1%).

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Paru le : 20/01/2010

In November 2009, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) are sluggish (0.2%), after a decrease in October (-1.7%; first estimate: –2.1%).

Non domestic new orders went down in November (–1.0%).

Over the last quarter, new orders received in industry are almost steady (0.3%)

Over the last quarter, non domestic new orders are also stable (-0.1%).

New orders rose by 3.7% in the “other manufacturing” sector but decreased by 4.7% in “electrical and electronic equipment, and machinery” and by 5.6% in automobile.

However, new orders level is still weak compared to last year

The quarterly level of new orders is lower than a year ago (-9.8%).

tab_synt_en – Industrial new orders variations

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial new orders variations
NA : (A 17), [A 88] Industries : Weight * Nov. / Oct. Oct. / Sept. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 934 0.2 –1.7 0.3 –9.8
non domestic 471 –1,0 –2,9 –0,1 –9,8
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 202 1.8 –3.1 –4.7 –18.7
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 229 –3.6 –7.8 –5.6 –11.3
(C5) Other manufacturing 503 0.9 0.5 3.7 –6.5
  • *: 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.
  • Source: INSEE