In September 2011, new orders in industry markedly decreased by 3.1%Industrial new orders index - September 2011

In September 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) strongly decreased by 3.1% after an increase in August (+0.8%; first estimate: +0.6%).

In September 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) strongly decreased by 3.1% after an increase in August (+0.8%; first estimate: +0.6%).

Non-domestic new orders decreased as well (-2.7%).

Over the last quarter, new orders increased in industry (+1.3%)

During the last quarter (q-o-q), new orders increased in the “electrical and electronic equipment” (+2.0%) and in the “other manufacturing” sector (+0.5%). Meanwhile, new orders were almost steady in the car industry (-0.1%).

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+7.9%)

The last quarter’s level of new orders is 7.9% 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 * Sept. / Aug. Aug. / July Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 931 –3.1 0.8 1.3 7.9
non domestic 477 –2.7 0.0 3.0 6.8
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 212 –1.6 0.6 0.5 8.6
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 240 –6.9 1.3 –0.1 1.9
(C5) Other manufacturing 479 –2.4 0.7 2.0 9.6
  • *: 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