The Confederation of British Industry's monthly order book balance rose to -13 in August 2019 from the previous month's nine-year low of -34 and above market expectations of -23. The downturn in export orders eased (-15 vs -32 in July) while output expectations deteriorated (-1 vs +6). Meanwhile, stocks of finished goods continued to increase (+14 vs +18) while the gauge of expected selling prices fell to its lowest level since February 2016 (-2 vs +12). Factory Orders in the United Kingdom averaged -18.15 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 -20.00 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 -10.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders is projected to trend around -4.00 Net Balance in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-21 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders May -10 -5 -5 -2
2019-06-19 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders Jun -15 -10 -12 -6
2019-07-23 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders Jul -34 -15 -15 -12
2019-08-20 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders Aug -13 -34 -23 -27
2019-09-24 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders Sep -13 -18 -20
2019-10-23 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders Oct
2019-11-20 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders Nov


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -32.00 -13.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 47.40 48.00 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 50.60 51.40 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 -0.60 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 -0.10 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.60 -1.40 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.00 80.70 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders -13.00 -34.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 10922.00 11975.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -3989.00 5711.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4320.00 4212.00 6919.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 111745.00 115312.00 115312.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -68.80 -80.60 61.00 -80.60 [+]
Car Production 108239.00 109226.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 92573.00 157198.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -24.00 -13.00 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 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.00 -0.20 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -0.50 0.40 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Mining Production -1.60 2.80 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 645.00 618.00 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 50.20 50.70 61.80 47.60 [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23402.00 24572.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 16.00 14.00 32.00 3.00 [+]


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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-13.00 -34.00 21.00 -79.00 1977 - 2019 Net Balance Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Germany -2.70 Jul/19
Italy -2.90 Jul/19
Spain 0.80 Jul/19
United Kingdom -13.00 Aug/19
United States 1.40 Jul/19


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