Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / New orders for textiles & its products up by 5.6% in euro area
New orders for textiles & its products up by 5.6% in euro area
27
Jun '08
In April 2008 compared with March 2008, the euro area (EA15) industrial new orders index rose by 2.5%. In March the index fell by 1.2%. In the EU27 new orders grew by 3.6% in April 2008 after declining by 1.0% in March. Excluding ships, railway & aerospace equipment industrial new orders increased by 2.2% in the euro area and by 1.6% in the EU27.

In April 2008 compared with April 2007, industrial new orders increased by 11.7% in the euro area and by 14.2% in the EU27. Total industry excluding ships, railway & aerospace equipment grew by 11.8% in the euro area and by 12.4% in the EU27.

These estimates are released by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities.

In April 2008 compared with March 2008, new orders for textiles & textile products increased by 5.6% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU27. Basic metals & fabricated metal products rose by 3.2% and 3.9% respectively.

Manufacturing of machinery & equipment gained 2.6% in the euro area and 4.0% in the EU27. Electrical & electronic equipment rose by 2.2% and 4.4% respectively. Transport equipment increased by 0.3% in the euro area and by 5.3% in the EU27.

Manufacturing of chemicals & chemical products decreased by 0.2% and 0.1% respectively.

In April 2008, among the Member States for which data are available, total manufacturing working on orders rose in fourteen and fell in five. The highest increases were recorded in Greece (+13.5%), Lithuania (+12.9%) and Estonia (+8.7%), and the largest decreases in Ireland (-13.8%) and Romania (-3.5%).

Annual changes
In April 2008 compared with April 2007, new orders for machinery & equipment increased by 17.2% in the euro area and by 19.0% in the EU27. Manufacturing of electrical & electronic equipment rose by 16.7% and 14.3% respectively. Basic metals & fabricated metal products grew by 14.3% in the euro area and by 15.9% in the EU27. Transport equipment gained 10.1% and 15.7% respectively. Manufacturing of chemicals & chemical products increased by 6.7% in the euro area and by 8.6% in the EU27. Textiles & textile products rose by 4.0% and 5.5% respectively.

In April 2008, among the Member States for which data are available, total manufacturing working on orders rose in eighteen and fell only in Ireland (-6.3%). The highest increases were registered in Denmark (+43.6%), Latvia (+41.6%), Lithuania (+35.8%) and Romania (+33.6%).

EUROSTAT

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 17th Jan 2017

GST rollout from July 1; states to control small taxpayers

The Centre and states have reached a consensus on the issue of dual...

Textiles | On 17th Jan 2017

Reliance Industries net increases 3.6% in Q3FY17

In the three months ended December 31, 2016, India’s biggest private...

Courtesy: Carnegie Fabrics

Textiles | On 17th Jan 2017

Calera Capital acquires majority stake in Carnegie Fabrics

Private equity firm Calera Capital has bought a majority stake in...

Interviews View All

Angelina Francesca Cheang
MY ANJE

'Consumers in the age-group 21 to 38 are driving the activewear trend'

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search