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%.
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%).
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%.
|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.|
|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|
|(C3) Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machinery||212||–0.2||–2.9||–1.6||–5.2|
| 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|
n° 99 - April 20, 2012
Industrial new orders index - February 2012
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