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Latest publication: New orders in manufacturing 2019, January

Published: 8 March 2013

New orders in manufacturing went down by 4.5 per cent year-on-year in January

According to Statistics Finland, the value of new orders in manufacturing was 4.5 per cent lower in January 2013 than twelve months earlier.

Change in new orders in manufacturing from corresponding month of the previous year (original series), % (TOL 2008)

Change in new orders in manufacturing from corresponding month of the previous year (original series), % (TOL 2008)

The decline of new orders in manufacturing continued through January. Among the examined main industries, orders grew by 8.4 per cent in the manufacture of paper, and paper and board products, by 5.0 per cent in the chemical industry and by 2.3 per cent in the textile industry. In the metal industry, new orders decreased by 12.0 per cent compared with January 2012.

When interpreting these statistics it should be borne in mind that they typically show strong fluctuations by month. Even new orders of substantial value are not examined over extended time periods but for the statistical reference month only.

Change in new orders in manufacturing 1/2012-1/2013 (TOL 2008)

Change in new orders in manufacturing 1/2012-1/2013 (TOL 2008)

The index of new orders in manufacturing describes development in the value of new orders received by enterprises for commodities and services that are meant to be produced by establishments located in Finland. These statistics are based on non-probability sampling, in which the basic observation unit is an enterprise or a kind-of-activity unit. The sample comprises monthly approximately 400 to 430 enterprises or their kind-of-activity units. Index point figures and annual change percentages are published monthly for five industry categories. The time series start from January 2005 and their base year is 2005 (2005=100). A detailed description of the statistics and the calculation method are included in the quality description on the home page of the statistics.


Source: New orders in manufacturing 2013, January. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Eetu Toivanen 09 1734 3331, Kari Rautio 09 1734 2479, volyymi.indeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 8.3.2013

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Statistics: New orders in manufacturing [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6737. January 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.3.2019].
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