In December 2011, new orders in industry were almost stable (-0.1%)Industrial new orders index - December 2011

In December 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) were almost stable (-0.1%) after an expansion in November (+1.1%). However, non-domestic new orders strongly increased (+2.5%).

In December 2011, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) were almost stable (-0.1%) after an expansion in November (+1.1%).

However, non-domestic new orders strongly increased (+2.5%).

Over the last quarter, new orders decreased in industry (-1.1%)

During the last quarter (q-o-q), new orders decreased in the “other manufacturing” sector (-1.1%), in the “electrical and electronic equipment” (-0.9%) as well as in the car industry (-0.7%).

Compared to last year, new orders are higher (+0.8%)

The last three months’ level of new orders is 0.8% 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 * Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 931 –0.1 1.1 –1.1 0.8
non domestic 477 2.5 1.3 –0.3 2.4
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 212 –1.2 2.1 –0.9 0.9
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 240 8.9 –1.6 –0.7 –11.6
(C5) Other manufacturing 479 –2.4 1.7 –1.1 5.3
  • *: 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