MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –
Headline: Manufacturing in August 2016: New orders +1.0% seasonally adjusted on the previous month
hWIESBADEN – Based on provisional data, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that price-adjusted new orders in manufacturing had increased in August 2016 a seasonally and working-day adjusted 1.0% on July 2016. For July 2016, revision of the preliminary outcome resulted in an increase of 0.3% compared with June 2016 (primary +0.2%). Price-adjusted new orders without major orders in manufacturing had increased in August 2016 a seasonally and working-day adjusted 1.6% on July 2016.In August 2016, domestic orders increased by 2.6%, while foreign orders decreased by 0.2% on the previous month. New orders from the euro area were up 4.1% on the previous month, while new orders from other countries decreased by 2.8% compared to July 2016.
In August 2016 the manufacturers of intermediate goods saw new rise 1.7% compared with July 2016. The manufacturers of capital goods showed increases of 0.3% on the previous month. For consumer goods, an increase in new orders of 2.9% was recorded.
Turnover +4.1% seasonally adjusted on the previous month
The price-adjusted turnover in manufacturing in August 2016 was up a seasonally and working-day adjusted 4.1% on the previous month. This was the largest increase since 1991. In July 2016, the corrected figure shows an increase of 1.5% from June 2016, thus confirming the provisional result published in the previous month.
The data shown here on new orders and on turnover are based on the volume index of manufacturing, seasonally and working day adjusted by means of X-12-ARIMA. New orders and turnover are covered and evaluated in accordance with the Classification of Economic Activities, 2008 edition (WZ 2008). New orders are covered only in selected economic branches of manufacturing.
Detailed data and long time series are available from the GENESIS-Online database (indices of new orders 42151 and indices of turnover 42152).
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