German industrial orders plunged 2.2 percent month-over-month in May 2019, worse than market expectations of a 0.1 percent drop and reversing an upwardly revised 0.4 percent growth in the previous month. Foreign orders slumped 4.3 percent, with new orders declining from both the Euro Area (-1.7 percent) and from the third countries (-5.7 percent). Meanwhile, domestic orders advanced 0.7 percent. By category, demand fell the most for capital goods (-2.8 percent), followed by intermediate (-1.5 percent) and consumer goods (-0.7 percent). Factory Orders in Germany averaged 0.35 percent from 1952 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 27.10 percent in June of 1975 and a record low of -15.70 percent in July of 1975.

Factory Orders in Germany is expected to be -2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Factory Orders in Germany to stand at 1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Factory Orders is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-04 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM Feb -4.2% -2.1% 0.3% 0.5%
2019-05-07 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM Mar 0.6% -4.0% 1.5% 1.1%
2019-06-06 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM Apr 0.3% 0.8% 0.1% -0.7%
2019-07-05 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM May -2.2% 0.4% -0.1% -0.4%
2019-08-06 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM Jun -2.2% 0.9%
2019-09-05 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM Jul
2019-10-07 06:00 AM Factory Orders MoM Aug


Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 97.40 97.90 109.80 79.90 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 55.80 55.40 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 45.00 44.30 63.30 32.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.60 52.60 59.00 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -3.70 -2.30 15.30 -21.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 -2.00 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -4.10 -3.40 15.50 -24.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.40 86.30 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 100.20 102.50 113.50 8.80 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders -2.20 0.40 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -3.37 3.08 10.85 -11.30 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1689.00 1582.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 192.10 193.12 202.12 91.05 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -24.50 -21.10 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 374700.00 445700.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 325231.00 332962.00 552865.00 43460.00 [+]
Internet Speed 15298.72 14588.37 15298.72 3207.62 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 38794861.00 38344874.00 38794861.00 18134106.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -15.70 -15.80 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 3470.00 3358.31 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.84 82.64 82.84 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 3.00 3.00 7.00 3.00 [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 81.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 12.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 24.00 20.00 27.00 14.00 [+]


Germany Factory Orders

Factory Orders in Germany are reported using monthly changes in the volume of new orders received by manufacturers. Factory Order figures in Germany can be very volatile and misleading because they are heavily affected by geopolitical events, temporary shocks in demand and business deals which may only happen once. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Factory Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Factory Orders - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.20 0.40 27.10 -15.70 1952 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Germany -2.20 May/19
Italy 2.50 May/19
Spain -2.10 May/19
United Kingdom -15.00 Jun/19
United States -0.70 May/19


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