Industrial new orders up by 1.2% in EU27
In August 2009 compared with July 2009, the euro area1 (EA16) industrial new orders index2 rose by 2.0%. In July3 the index increased by 3.0%. In the EU271 new orders grew by 1.2% in August 2009, after an increase of 1.6% in July3. Excluding ships, railway & aerospace equipment4, for which changes tend to be more volatile, industrial new orders rose by 2.4% in the euro area and by 2.0% in the EU27.
In August 2009 compared with August 2008, industrial new orders decreased by 23.1% in the euro area and by 22.3% in the EU27. Total industry excluding ships, railway & aerospace equipment4 dropped by 22.7% in the euro area and by 22.2% in the EU27.
These estimates are released by Eurostat