Further fall in stock of orders
Compared with the third quarter of 2015, total stocks of orders fell by 26 per cent in the third quarter of 2016. It is especially suppliers to the oil and gas sector that are reporting a decline. New orders received showed a little decline in the same period.
|Change in per cent||Index of value|
|3rd quarter 2016 / 2nd quarter 2016||3rd quarter 2016 / 3rd quarter 2015||3rd quarter 2016|
|New orders received:|
|Manufacturing working on new orders||1.0||3.6||102.5|
|Chemical and pharmaceutical products||-13.3||-15.8||137.9|
|Machinery and equipment||-14.1||-15.2||70.9|
|Ships, boats and oil platforms||174.7||86.9||101.9|
|Stock of orders:|
|Manufacturing working on new orders||-3.5||-25.6||146.9|
|Chemical and pharmaceutical products||-15.1||-13.9||99.2|
|Machinery and equipment||-16.9||-53.7||214.1|
|Ships, boats and oil platforms||10.4||-16.2||137.9|
The total stock was down 26 per cent from the third quarter of 2015 to the third quarter of 2016 in the order-based industry. Both the domestic and the export market were down. The biggest fall were within the export market. New orders received were up by 3.6 per cent in the same period. The domestic market had an increase of 6.6 per cent, while the export market was practically unchanged.