In May 2011, new orders in industry increased by 1.4%Industrial new orders index - May 2011

In May 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased by 1.4% after a decrease in April (-1.2%; first estimate: -1.1%).

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Paru le : 20/07/2011

In May 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased by 1.4% after a decrease in April (-1.2%; first estimate: -1.1%).

Non-domestic new orders decreased in May (–0.9%).

Over the last quarter, new orders decreased in industry (-2.7%)

During the last three months (q-o-q), non-domestic news orders also decreased by 1.5 %.

Over the same period, new orders decreased in car industry by 16.6% and in “electrical and electronic equipment” by 2.3 %. On the other hand, news orders increased in the “other manufacturing” sector by 2.5%.

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+12.9%)

The last three months’ level of new orders is 12.9% 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 * May / April April / March Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 934 1.4 –1.2 –2.7 12.9
non domestic 471 –0.9 –2.1 –1.5 14.6
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 202 3.2 3.2 –2.3 12.3
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 229 –1.8 –4.7 –16.6 18.6
(C5) Other manufacturing 503 1.8 –1.3 2.5 11.5
  • *: 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