Machine tool orders are stable in the third quarter 2018 (+0.2%). Downturn in the domestic market (-15.3%); good performance abroad (+6.8%)

31.10.2018 - ASSOCIATION

There is stability regarding the index of machine tool orders in the third quarter of 2018, as processed by Studies Dept. & Business Culture of UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE: it grew by 0.2% compared with the same period of the previous year. The absolute value of the index was 109.2 (base of 2010= 100).

The orders collected in the foreign market highlighted a positive trend: they increased by 6.8% versus the period July-September 2017, with an absolute value of the index amounting to 122.4.

On the contrary, there is a decrease in the orders collected in the domestic market, where the index went down by 15.3% compared with the third quarter of 2017, with an absolute value of 56.


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