New orders back to 2010 level
New orders received were down 26 per cent from the second quarter of 2014 to the third quarter of 2014. The stock of orders was down 4.1 per cent in the same period, but is still considerably higher than in 2010.
|Change in per cent||Index of value|
|3rd quarter 2014 / 2nd quarter 2014||3rd quarter 2014 / 3rd quarter 2013||3rd quarter 2014|
|New orders received:|
|Manufacturing working on new orders||-26.0||-5.7||107.8|
|Chemical and pharmaceutical products||-9.1||8.5||136.6|
|Machinery and equipment||-50.9||-37.2||146.4|
|Ships, boats and oil plattforms||-52.8||-10.0||54.6|
|Stock of orders:|
|Manufacturing working on new orders||-4.1||7.1||219.9|
|Chemical and pharmaceutical products||-3.1||12.0||87.1|
|Machinery and equipment||-4.2||6.9||602.3|
|Ships, boats and oil plattforms||-7.0||2.7||168.3|
The development within building of ships and oil platforms and the machine industry is the reason for the reduction in the new orders received. A high level of stock of orders within these branches continues to signal a high activity level.