Germany Factory Orders  1952-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

German industrial orders rose 3.6 percent month-on-month in August 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.4 percent drop in July and beating market consensus of a 0.7 percent gain. It was the steepest increase in industrial orders since December, boosted by a surge in overseas demand (4.3 percent from 0.3 percent) and a rebound in domestic orders (2.7 percent from -1.4 percent). By sector, orders went up for all categories: Intermediate goods (6.7 percent), capital goods (1.6 percent) and consumer goods (4.8 percent). Factory Orders in Germany averaged 0.37 percent from 1952 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 27.10 percent in June of 1975 and a record low of -15.70 percent in July of 1975.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-04 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM 1.0% 1.1% 0.5% 0.7%
2017-09-06 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM -0.7% 0.9% 0.1% -0.2%
2017-10-06 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM 3.6% -0.4% 0.7% 0.6%
2017-11-06 07:00 AM Factory Orders MoM 3.6%
2017-12-06 07:00 AM Factory Orders MoM


Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 115.20 115.90 116.10 83.70 [+]
Services PMI 55.60 53.50 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 60.60 59.30 62.70 32.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 57.70 55.80 57.70 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.70 4.20 15.30 -22.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 2.60 -0.10 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.30 4.70 15.50 -24.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 86.70 86.00 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 119.50 115.00 119.50 9.70 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 3.60 -0.40 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -5.48 -7.97 9.57 -11.49 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1633.00 1732.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 189.11 187.97 192.34 90.99 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 17.60 17.00 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 522780.00 459900.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 288035.00 253679.00 552865.00 43460.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.57 5.53 5.57 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 4.00 7.00 4.00 [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 17.00 14.00 27.00 14.00 [+]
Steel Production 3628.68 3513.98 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 1.50 1.40 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]


Germany Factory Orders

Factory Orders in Germany are reported using monthly changes in the volume of new orders received by manufacturers. Factory Order figures in Germany can be very volatile and misleading because they are heavily affected by geopolitical events, temporary shocks in demand and business deals which may only happen once. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Factory Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Factory Orders - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.60 -0.40 27.10 -15.70 1952 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100, SA




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