The Confederation for British Industry's monthly factory orders balance fell to -5 in April 2019 from +1 in the previous month, well below market expectations of +3. It was the lowest reading since October last year, as the gauge measuring output expectations over the next three months dropped to -2 from +7 in March. Also, both export orders (-5 vs +8) and stocks of finished goods (+9 vs +11) declined. Additionally, expectations for price inflation in the next three months slowed (+1 vs +7). Factory Orders in the United Kingdom averaged -18.17 Net Balance from 1977 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 21 Net Balance in May of 1988 and a record low of -79 Net Balance in October of 1980.

Factory Orders in the United Kingdom is expected to be -1.00 Net Balance by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Factory Orders in the United Kingdom to stand at -5.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders is projected to trend around -2.00 Net Balance in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-23 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders -1 8 5 11
2019-02-20 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 6 -1 -3 -4
2019-03-20 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 1 6 2 -1
2019-04-26 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders -5 1 3 6
2019-05-21 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders -5 -6 1
2019-06-20 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders -6
2019-07-24 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -13.00 -23.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.10 55.10 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 50.40 48.90 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.30 0.40 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 0.60 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.60 1.20 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.70 81.30 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 10747.00 11075.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -5.00 1.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories 4600.00 4241.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4188.00 4725.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 115312.00 112291.00 115312.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -56.10 -62.00 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 126195.00 123203.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 161064.00 458054.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -13.00 -31.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.50 0.30 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment 0.50 -0.90 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Mining Production 9.80 5.50 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 735.00 485.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.99 82.11 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.90 50.00 61.80 47.60 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 11.00 11.00 32.00 3.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 27054.00 32455.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]


United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders

In the United Kingdom, the Confederation of British Industry‘s Industrial Trends Survey of total order book balance tracks changes in the level of factory orders from around 500 companies across 38 sectors of manufacturing industry. The survey covers domestic and export orders, stocks, price, investment intentions and output expectations. For each variable, manufacturers are asked if present situation is above normal, normal or below normal. The results are presented as a weighted percentage balance, that is, the difference between the percentage of respondents replying more or up to each question minus the percentage replying less or down. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.00 1.00 21.00 -79.00 1977 - 2019 Net Balance Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Germany 0.60 Mar/19
Italy 2.20 Mar/19
Spain 4.50 Feb/19
United Kingdom -5.00 Apr/19
United States 1.90 Mar/19


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