In January 2011, new orders in industry decreases (-6.5%) after a surge in December 2010Industrial new orders index - January 2011

In January 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) decreased by 6.5%, after a strong increase in December (+8.4%; first estimate: +7.3%),due to the anticipation of the end of the scrappage allowance

In January 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) decreased by 6.5%, after a strong increase in December (+8.4%; first estimate: +7.3%),due to the anticipation of the end of the scrappage allowance

Non domestic new orders also decreased in January (–2.8%).

Over the last quarter, new orders increased in industry (+7.1%)

Over the same period, non domestic new orders rose by 9.9% (q-o-q).

New orders increased (q-o-q) by 25.1% in car industry, by 11.5% in “electrical and electronic equipment” and by 0.9% in the “other manufacturing” sector.

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+12.7%)

The quarterly level of new orders is 12.7% 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 * Jan. / Dec. Dec. / Nov. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 934 –6.5 8.4 7.1 12.7
non domestic 471 –2.8 9.0 9.9 17.8
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 202 11.7 –8.8 11.5 11.9
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 229 –34.6 59.7 25.1 26.3
(C5) Other manufacturing 503 1.3 –1.1 0.9 9.0
  • *: 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