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Manufacturing in September 2016: new orders -0.6% seasonally adjusted on the previous month

Based on provisional data, price-adjusted new orders in manufacturing had decreased in September 2016 a seasonally and working-day adjusted 0.6% on August 2016. For August 2016, revision of the preliminary outcome resulted in an increase of 0.9% compared with July 2016 (primary +1.0%).

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Production index

Production in September 2016: -1.8% seasonally adjusted on the previous month

In September 2016, production in industry was down by 1.8% from the previous month on a price, seasonally and working day adjusted basis according to provisional data. In August 2016, the corrected figure shows an increase of 3.0% (primary +2.5%) from July 2016.

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Turnover

Manufacturing in September 2016: Turnover -1.2% seasonally adjusted on the previous month

The price-adjusted turnover in manufacturing in September 2016 was down a seasonally and working-day adjusted 1.2% on the previous month.

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Employees

Number of employees in manufacturing in September 2016: +0.7% year on year

At the end of September 2016, 5.4 million people worked in local units of manufacturing with 50 or more persons employed in Germany. On the basis of provisional results, that was a rise by about 37,000 persons or 0.7% against September 2015.

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Investments

Industry invested nearly 60 billion euros in tangible fixed assets in 2015

German industrial enterprises with 20 or more persons employed invested 59.8 billion euros in tangible fixed assets in 2015. This was an increase of approximately 2.1 billion euros compared with 2014 (+3.5%). This means that investments have almost reached their all-time high of 2008 again (60.0 billion euros).

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