08 January 2013 13:49 [Source: ICIS news]
On a two-month sequential comparison - October-November against August-September - industrial orders were up 1.6%. Compared with October-November 2011, orders were down 1.7%.
In a related release on Tuesday, the country’s central bank said that its volume index for November orders in
Domestic orders in the chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry rose but orders from abroad fell, according the Bundesbank. The index’s base year is 2005.
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