Reduction in orders
New orders received were down 11.6 per cent from the first quarter of 2014 to the first quarter of 2015 due to reduced new orders in the export market. The stock of orders were up by 1.2 per cent in the same period.
|Change in per cent||Index of value|
|1st quarter 2015 / 4th quarter 2014||1st quarter 2015 / 1st quarter 2014||1st quarter 2015|
|New orders received:|
|Manufacturing working on new orders||-7.7||-11.6||120.4|
|Chemical and pharmaceutical products||17.9||13.5||165.7|
|Machinery and equipment||-27.2||-47.4||109.2|
|Ships, boats and oil plattforms||-32.3||-14.2||73.0|
|Stock of orders:|
|Manufacturing working on new orders||-3.5||1.2||213.6|
|Chemical and pharmaceutical products||7.7||18.2||97.0|
|Machinery and equipment||-7.5||2.8||548.0|
|Ships, boats and oil plattforms||-5.3||-2.0||163.0|
New orders received were down in both the domestic and the export market in the period the first quarter of 2014 to the first quarter of 2015. The decline in the export market was 16.4 per cent and were the main reason to the development in the new orders received in industry. Total stocks of orders were up by 1.2 per cent from the first quarter of 2014 to the first quarter of 2015. It was the export market who contributed to this development. Total stocks in the domestic market were down by 8.8 per cent in the period.