ECONOMY

Industry’s new orders index up by 0.8 pct y-o-y in July

The New Orders Index in Industry increased by 0.8 percent in July this year, compared to July 2012, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

The average New Orders Index in Industry for the 12-month period from August 2012 to July 2013, compared with the 12-month period from August 2011 to July 2012, decreased by 5.4 percent.

In July 2012, the corresponding average rate of change of the New Orders Index in Industry was –7.8 percent.