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In February 2012, new orders in industry were almost stable (+0.1%)

New orders received in Industry – February 2012

In February 2012, new orders received in industry (except heavy transport equipment) were almost stable (+0.1%) after an increase in January (+0.8%).

However, non-domestic new orders decreased by 1.5%.

Over the last quarter, new orders increased in industry (+1.2%)

During the last quarter (q-o-q), new orders strongly increased in the car industry (+7.5%), were almost stable in the “other manufacturing” sector (+0.1%) and decreased in the “electrical and electronic equipment” (-1.6%).

Compared to last year, new orders are lower (-1.0%)

The last three months’ level of new orders is 1.0% lower than a year ago.

Meanwhile, non-domestic new orders remained higher by 1.8%.

Industrial new orders variations
2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
*: 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
NA : (A 17), [A 88] Industries : Weight * Feb. / Jan. Jan. / Dec. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
Manufacturing, for new orders (except heavy transport equipment) 931 0.1 0.8 1.2 –1.0
non domestic 477 –1.5 0.1 3.1 1.8
(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery 212 –0.2 –2.9 –1.6 –5.2
[29] Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 240 –3.5 1.0 7.5 –9.1
(C5) Other manufacturing 479 1.3 1.9 0.1 3.3

Informations Rapides

n° 99 - April 20, 2012

Industrial new orders index - February 2012

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