In April, new orders in industry increased by 0.3%Industrial new orders index - April 2010

In April 2010, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased slowly by 0.3%, after an increase in March (2.5%; first estimate: 2.6%).

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Paru le : 18/06/2010

In April 2010, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased slowly by 0.3%, after an increase in March (2.5%; first estimate: 2.6%).

Non domestic new orders decreased in April (-1.4%).

Over the last quarter, new orders decreased in industry (-1.1%)

Over the same period, non domestic new orders rose (+1.9% q-o-q).

New orders decreased by 9.9% (q-o-q) in automobile and by 3.3% in “electrical and electronic equipment”. On the contrary, in the “other manufacturing” sector, new orders increased by 2.3%.

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+10.6%)

The quarterly level of new orders is 10.6% higher than a year ago.

tab_synt_en – Industrial new orders variations

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial new orders variations
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) 934 0.3 2.5 –1.1 10.6
non domestic 471 –1.4 3.8 1.9 21.5
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 202 –3.6 7.6 –3.3 4.2
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 229 –3.4 –0.3 –9.9 11.2
(C5) Other manufacturing 503 2.6 1.9 2.3 12.5
  • *: 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