Romania, third in EU in terms of monthly advance in industrial new orders

Publish date: 24-08-2010
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No less than 16 European Union member states have reported rises in industrial new orders for June 2010 compared with the previous months, with Denmark, the Netherlands and Romania having recorded the highest growth rates, of 23 percent, 8.9 percent and 5.5 percent, respectively, according to data released on Tuesday by the Eurostat statistics office fo the EU.

In June 2010 compared with May 2010, the euro area - Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia and Finland) industrial new orders index rose by 2.5 percent. In May the index increased by 4.1 percent. In the EU27 - Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom -new orders increased by 2.4 percent in June 2010 after a rise of 4.0 percent in May. Only four member states recorded declines in industrial new orders.