New industrial orders up 31.3 pc in SeptemberPublish date: 06-11-2009
The new industrial orders on both the internal and external markets have grown by 31.3 per cent in September compared to the level registered the month before, but have dropped by 19.3 per cent when compared to the level registered in September 2008. At the same time, the orders dropped by 20.6 per cent after the first nine months, a study authored by the National Statistics Institute (INS) shows.
Ordered by large industrial groups, the industrial orders registered growth in all sectors in September compared to the level registered the month before - the intermediary goods industry (+38 per cent), capital goods industry (+32.2 per cent), soft goods industry (+17 per cent), durable goods industry(+10.7 per cent), a INS communique shows.
Compared to the same month last year, in September 2009 the new industrial orders registered an overall drop of 19.3 per cent because of the drops registered in all sectors. Thus, the intermediary goods industry dropped by 24.9 per cent, the soft goods industry by 19 per cent, the capital goods industry by 15.7 per cent and the durable goods industry by 0.8 per cent. Drops were registered in all sectors in the first nine months - intermediary goods industry (-39.2 per cent), durable goods industry (-19.2 per cent), soft goods industry (-11.6 per cent) and the durable goods industry (-1.7 per cent).
Industrial turnover up 13.7 pc compared to August, down 16.7 pc after nine months
In September the industrial turnover on both the internal and external markets grew by 13.7 per cent compared to the level registered the month before, but dropped by 15 per cent compared to the level registered in the same month last year and by 16.7 per cent after the first nine months. The September evolution was backed by the growth registered in the processing industry (+14 per cent) and the extractive industry (+7.1 per cent).
Ordered by large industrial groups, turnover growth was registered in the following sectors: capital goods industry (+35.7 per cent), durable goods industry (+16 per cent), intermediary goods industry (+13.2 per cent) and the soft goods industry (+2.8 per cent). The energy industry sector registered a turnover drop of 1.2 per cent.
Compared to September 2008, the industrial turnover has dropped by 15 per cent because of the drops registered by the processing industry (-15.3 per cent) and the extractive industry (-6.7 per cent).
On the other hand, the consumption of electric energy has dropped by 9.3 per cent in the first nine months, while the production dropped by 19.3 per cent in the case of thermal power plants and by 10.1 per cent in the case of hydropower plants. The Cernavoda nuclear power plant registered an energy production growth of 6.9 per cent.
In the first nine months the primary energy resources dropped by 18.4 per cent compared to the same period last year, while the electric energy resources dropped by 12.5 per cent in the same period.
'The primary energy resources totaled 25,361.2 thousands toe (tons oil equivalent), down by 5,708.3 thousands toe. Compared to the same period last year, the internal production dropped by 6.9 per cent to 17,159 thousand toe while the imports dropped by 35.1 per cent to 8,202.2 thousands toe. In this period the electric energy resources totaled 42,845.9 million KWh, down by 6,106.5 million KWh (-12.5 per cent) compared to the same period last year. The electric energy drop was mainly caused by the fact that the production dropped by 12.3 per cent to 5,946.2 million KWh,' the communique adds.
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