WASHINGTON (Dow Jones) – New orders of durable assets in the United States has increased despite the significant increase in aircraft orders in July, only slightly. How the U.S. Commerce Department reported on Wednesday , the total orders increased by 0.3 % over the previous month to a seasonally adjusted 193 020 000 000 USD. (Photo : HHLA )
Economists surveyed by Dow Jones Newswires had expected a stronger increase of 2.8%. The order was received in July , however, not quite as disappointing as reported previously : the previous month was revised to minus 0.1% of preliminary minus 1.2%.
Particularly strong climbed the Orders in the transportation sector (up 13.1%) , mainly due to increased orders for aircraft outside of the armament sector (up 75.9% ) was due , but also share a higher demand for cars and (plus 5.3%). For the order was received without the transport area according to a minus of 3.8 % reported , the sharpest decline since January 2009. The previous month was specified with an increase of 0.2%.
In orders outside of the armament sector resulted in an increase of 0.3 %, after an increase of 0.2 % in June. The orders for civilian capital goods without any aircraft that are considered important measure of business spending , broke even in July by 8.0 %, which is also the biggest negative has been registered since January 2009; in the previous month was registered an increase of 3.6 % been .
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