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Orders and turnover in industry, November 2019

Orders in industry increased in November

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2020-01-10 9.30

Total orders in industry increased by 0.8 percent in November 2019 compared with October, in seasonally adjusted figures. Compared with November 2018, total orders in industry decreased by 1.2 percent in calendar-adjusted figures.

The largest increase was noted in the industry for other transport equipment, up by 74.2 percent compared with October 2019. The largest decrease was noted in the electrical equipment industry, down by 28.8 percent. Compared with October, total orders in industry remained unchanged on the domestic market and decreased on the export market. The export market decreased by 0.8 percent in seasonally adjusted figures. Since the time series are individually adjusted for seasonal patterns, it is possible for total orders in industry to increase slightly while the domestic and export markets decrease or remain unchanged.

Total orders in industry decreased on an annual basis

On an annual basis, total orders in industry decreased by 1.2 percent compared with November 2018, in calendar-adjusted figures. Orders received from customers in Sweden decreased by 5.0 percent and orders received from customers abroad increased by 1.9 percent.

Total orders in industry in October unrevised

The figures for November are preliminary. Since the previous publication, the seasonally adjusted monthly development in October compared with September is unrevised. The calendar-adjusted development in October compared with October of the previous year is also unrevised.

For a more comprehensive understanding of the statistics, it is relevant to analyse the effects of seasonal and calendar adjustments on the statistics.

Percentage changes in orders
NACE 2007 INDUSTRY TITLE Nov 2019/
Oct 2019[1]
Jan-Nov 2019/
Jan-Nov 2018[2]
Nov 2019/
Nov 2018[2]
Share of orders in total industry 2015
    Tot Dom Exp Tot Dom Exp Tot Dom Exp  
B+C Mines and quarries and manufacturing industry 0.8 0.0 ‑0.8 ‑1.1 ‑3.6 0.8 ‑1.2 ‑5.0 1.9 100.0
- Intermediate goods industry ‑4.9 ‑1.1 ‑8.6 ‑4.0 ‑5.1 ‑3.1 ‑4.9 ‑9.0 ‑1.5 41.1
- Energy excl. NACE rev 2. Section D ‑10.3 .. .. ‑14.6 .. .. ‑22.2 .. .. 6.3
- Capital goods industry 7.6 2.5 10.8 3.0 ‑1.8 5.2 3.8 3.3 3.5 34.8
- Non-durable consumer goods industry 7.3 ‑1.7 23.1 4.7 ‑1.5 15.5 9.1 ‑4.0 30.1 15.8
- Durable consumer goods industry ‑0.9 .. .. ‑4.2 .. .. ‑2.2 .. .. 2.0
B Mines and quarries 0.6 ‑1.2 2.8 ‑5.5 ‑3.4 ‑7.7 ‑10.0 ‑11.2 ‑7.9 2.8
C Manufacturing industry 0.9 0.1 ‑0.1 ‑1.0 ‑3.6 1.0 ‑1.0 ‑4.9 2.0 97.2
10-12 Food product, beverage and tobacco industry ‑1.3 ‑1.2 ‑2.4 ‑0.9 ‑1.0 ‑0.7 ‑2.0 ‑2.9 1.5 9.8
13-15 Industry for textile and leather products 1.2 5.4 ‑2.1 6.4 5.0 7.4 6.5 10.1 3.4 0.5
16 Industry for wood and wood products ‑0.4 2.1 ‑4.0 ‑2.3 ‑4.6 2.3 ‑2.8 ‑2.3 ‑3.8 4.3
17 Industry for pulp, paper and paper products ‑3.0 0.2 ‑3.5 ‑5.2 ‑1.8 ‑5.9 ‑5.4 3.4 ‑7.4 7.8
18 Industry for printing and reproduction of recorded media ‑1.2 ‑6.4 19.5 ‑8.8 ‑9.4 ‑6.1 ‑8.7 ‑15.6 21.2 1.3
19 Industry for coke and refined petroleum products ‑10.3 .. .. ‑14.6 .. .. ‑22.2 .. .. 5.4
20-21 Industry for chemicals and industry for pharmaceutical products 10.5 2.3 12.3 11.1 4.9 12.6 26.6 8.8 30.5 8.0
22 Industry for rubber and plastic products ‑1.5 ‑1.0 ‑2.9 ‑4.8 ‑5.2 ‑4.2 ‑7.2 ‑7.1 ‑6.6 2.4
23 Industry for other non-metallic mineral products 0.5 1.4 ‑4.5 ‑1.8 ‑3.5 9.0 ‑2.9 ‑6.2 25.3 2.2
24 Industry for basic metals ‑1.6 0.8 ‑0.3 ‑10.2 ‑7.3 ‑11.3 ‑17.1 ‑22.4 ‑13.7 8.7
25 Industry for manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment ‑1.0 ‑2.0 5.5 ‑0.9 ‑0.2 ‑1.9 ‑3.8 ‑3.8 ‑1.6 6.6
26 Industry for manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products 7.3 ‑7.6 16.1 14.4 4.2 18.3 17.0 ‑0.5 27.3 7.5
27 Industry for manufacture of electrical equipment ‑28.8 ‑4.5 ‑36.9 2.1 ‑23.7 21.6 17.0 ‑25.0 51.7 4.1
28 Industry for machinery and equipment n.e.c. 2.7 15.8 0.9 ‑1.3 ‑6.3 0.7 ‑6.8 8.0 ‑12.8 10.8
29 Industry for motor vehicles 2.5 0.5 3.3 7.0 0.0 9.5 3.1 ‑1.3 4.9 11.8
30 Industry for other transport equipment 74.2 46.6 43.7 ‑19.2 ‑12.3 ‑23.8 78.1 65.7 77.8 1.6
31-33 Industry for other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment ‑0.5 ‑2.0 3.1 ‑0.4 ‑2.7 5.1 ‑3.3 ‑7.2 5.5 4.4

1) Calendar and seasonally adjusted figures 2) Calendar adjusted figures 3) Data marked with .. includes classified information or missing data

Definitions and explanations

Revisions

When the orders index and the turnover index for a new month are published, the indices for previous months are also revised. The material is normally revised for between two and four months retroactively, depending on which month of the quarter is the reference month. The whole previous quarter is revised when publishing the first and second months of a quarter. Calendar adjusted figures, seasonally adjusted figures and trend figures are revised from January 2000 onwards.

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