In October 2011, new orders in industry slightly increased by 0.3%Industrial new orders index - October 2011

In October 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) slightly increased by 0.3% after a strong decrease in September (-3.6%; first estimate: -3.1%).

In October 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) slightly increased by 0.3% after a strong decrease in September (-3.6%; first estimate: -3.1%).

Non-domestic new orders increased as well (+0.3%).

Over the last quarter, new orders decreased in industry (-0.9%)

During the last quarter (q-o-q), new orders decreased in the car industry (-2.9%) and in the “electrical and electronic equipment” (-1.3%). Meanwhile, new orders were almost steady in the “other manufacturing” sector (-0.1%).

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+5.4%)

The last three months’ level of new orders is 5.4% higher than a year ago.

Revisions: -0.49 point in September

Tableau 2 – Industrial new orders variations

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial new orders variations
NA : (A 17), [A 88] Industries : Weight * Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 931 0.3 –3.6 –0.9 5.4
non domestic 477 0.3 –3.1 0.0 5.0
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 212 –0.5 –2.0 –1.3 6.5
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 240 1.7 –7.4 –2.9 –2.5
(C5) Other manufacturing 479 0.0 –2.8 –0.1 7.8
  • *: 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