In July 2011, new orders in industry increased by 0.9%Industrial new orders index - July 2011

In July 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased by 0.9% after a slight increase in July (+0.4%; first estimate: +0.6%).

In July 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) increased by 0.9% after a slight increase in July (+0.4%; first estimate: +0.6%).

Non-domestic new orders strongly increased in July (+2.9%).

Over the last three months, new orders increased in industry (+0.7%)

During the last three months (q-o-q), new orders increased in the “other manufacturing” sector by 1.2% and in the “electrical and electronic equipment” by 2.4%. On the other hand, news orders in the car industry decreased by -2.7%.

Over the same period, non-domestic news orders decreased by -2.5 %.

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+12.2%)

The last three months’ level of new orders is 12.2% higher than a year ago.

Tableau 1 – Industrial new orders variations

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial new orders variations
NA : (A 17), [A 88] Industries : Weight * July / June June / May Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 931 0.9 0.4 0.7 12.2
non domestic 477 2.9 0.0 –2.5 10.7
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 212 –2.1 0.2 2.4 14.7
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 240 –0.8 4.8 –2.7 14.7
(C5) Other manufacturing 479 2.4 –0.9 1.2 10.7
  • *: 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