ECONOMY

New Orders Index in Industry rose 0.7 percent in February

The New Orders Index in Industry recorded an increase of 0.7 percent in February 2013 compared with February 2012, the Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday.

In February 2012, the annual rate of change of the New Orders Index in Industry was –15.1 percent.

The average New Orders Index in Industry for the 12-month period from March 2012 to February 2013,compared with the 12-month period from March 2011 to February 2012, decreased by 6.1 percent.

In February 2012, the corresponding average rate of change of the New Orders Index in Industry was –2.9 percent.