Latest data released by Destatis - 4 November 2021

  • Prior -7.7%
  • Factory orders WDA +9.7% y/y
  • Prior +11.7%

New orders increased most considerably in manufacturing of machinery and equipment (+12.2%), where comprehensive major orders were reported.

Meanwhile, a 9.6% increase in new orders was recorded in the manufacturing of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers, after a 12.6% decline had been seen in August.

As compared with February 2020 i.e. pre-pandemic, new orders in September were 8.6% higher in seasonally and calendar adjusted terms.