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Latest publication: New orders in manufacturing 2019, August

Published: 10 October 2011

New orders in manufacturing grew by 13.0 per cent year-on-year in August

According to Statistics Finland, the value of new orders in manufacturing was 13.0 per cent higher in August 2011 than twelve months earlier. In the January to August period, new orders in manufacturing increased by 18.6 per cent year-on-year.

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 growth of new orders in manufacturing continued in August. Among the examined main industries, the metal industry grew by 22.6 per cent, the textile industry by 7.5 per cent and the chemical industry by 5.6 per cent. In contrast, orders went down by 2.3 per cent in the manufacture of paper, and paper and board products.

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. It must also be noted that order cancellations are not taken into account when the value of new orders is calculated.

Change in new orders in manufacturing 08/2010-08/2011 (TOL 2008)

Change in new orders in manufacturing 08/2010-08/2011 (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 2011, August. 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 10.10.2011

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Statistics: New orders in manufacturing [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6737. August 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
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