The CBI's factory order book balance fell to +1 in March 2019 from +6 in the previous month, slightly below market expectations of +2. Expectations for output over the next three months declined softly (+7 vs +8 in February) while export order growth strengthened (+8 vs +1). In addition, stocks of finished goods increased further (+11 vs +10) and expectations for price inflation in the next three months eased noticeably to their slowest pace since September 2016 (+7 vs +22). Factory Orders in the United Kingdom averaged -18.17 Net Balance from 1977 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 21 Net Balance in May of 1988 and a record low of -79 Net Balance in October of 1980.

Factory Orders in the United Kingdom is expected to be -1.00 Net Balance by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Factory Orders in the United Kingdom to stand at -5.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders is projected to trend around -2.00 Net Balance in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-19 10:30 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 8 10 6 5
2019-01-23 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders -1 8 5 11
2019-02-20 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 6 -1 -3 -4
2019-03-20 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 1 6 2 -1
2019-04-25 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 1 3 6
2019-05-22 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders
2019-06-20 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders -6


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -23.00 -16.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 48.90 51.30 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.10 52.10 61.50 34.40 [+]
Industrial Production 0.10 -0.30 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 0.70 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.60 -0.70 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.30 80.20 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 1.00 6.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 10747.00 11075.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 4241.00 2410.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4725.00 4308.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 112291.00 114178.00 114178.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -62.00 -57.00 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 123203.00 120649.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 458054.00 81969.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -31.00 -18.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 4.90 2.90 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.30 0.30 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -0.90 -0.60 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 485.00 520.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.99 82.11 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.00 51.40 61.80 47.60 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 32455.00 29953.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]


United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders

In the United Kingdom, the Confederation of British Industry‘s Industrial Trends Survey of total order book balance tracks changes in the level of factory orders from around 500 companies across 38 sectors of manufacturing industry. The survey covers domestic and export orders, stocks, price, investment intentions and output expectations. For each variable, manufacturers are asked if present situation is above normal, normal or below normal. The results are presented as a weighted percentage balance, that is, the difference between the percentage of respondents replying more or up to each question minus the percentage replying less or down. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 6.00 21.00 -79.00 1977 - 2019 Net Balance Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Germany -4.20 Feb/19
Italy -2.70 Feb/19
Spain 4.50 Feb/19
Switzerland 11.40 Mar/18
United Kingdom 1.00 Mar/19
United States -0.50 Feb/19


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