In March 2011, new orders in industry decreased by 1.2%Industrial new orders index - March 2011

In March 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) decreased by 1.2%, after an increase in February (+0.7%; first estimate: +2.4%).

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Paru le : 20/05/2011

In March 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) decreased by 1.2%, after an increase in February (+0.7%; first estimate: +2.4%).

Non domestic new orders also decreased in March (–1.1%).

Over the last quarter, new orders increased in industry (+2.4%)

Over the same period, non domestic new orders rose by 5.0% (q-o-q).

New orders increased (q-o-q) by 4.9% in the “other manufacturing” sector and by 6.5% in “electrical and electronic equipment”. They decreased by 7.6% in car industry.

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+18.0%)

The quarterly level of new orders is 18.0% 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 * March / Feb. Feb. / Jan. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 934 –1.2 0.7 2.4 18.0
non domestic 471 –1.1 0.7 5.0 21.8
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 202 0.2 –14.9 6.5 16.8
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 229 –3.1 3.3 –7.6 28.7
(C5) Other manufacturing 503 –0.9 5.5 4.9 15.3
  • *: 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