The Confederation for British Industry's monthly industrial orders balance declined to +8 in December 2018 from a four-month high of +10 in the previous month and above market expectations of +6. The latest reading pointed to the second straight month of growth in factory orders after a sharp slowdown in October, as the gauge measuring export orders projections for the three months ahead climbed to +14 (vs 0 in November) despite raising concerns over the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. In addition, there were increases in output growth outlook (+14 vs +8) and domestic price expectation (+14 vs +9), while stocks of finished goods fell (-2 vs +5). Factory Orders in the United Kingdom averaged -18.29 Net Balance from 1977 until 2018, 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 5.00 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 1.00 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.

United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-24 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders -1 7 5 5
2018-10-23 10:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders -6 -1 -1 -2
2018-11-20 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 10 -6 -7 -2
2018-12-19 10:30 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 8 10 6 5
2019-01-23 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 8 5 11
2019-02-20 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders
2019-03-21 11:00 AM CBI Industrial Trends Orders 2


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -16.00 -3.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 51.20 50.40 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.20 53.60 61.50 34.40 [+]
Industrial Production -1.50 -0.90 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 -0.50 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.10 -0.70 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.20 82.30 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 8.00 10.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 11075.00 10801.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 2955.00 1871.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4308.00 3918.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 114178.00 111344.00 114178.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -67.50 -61.40 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 129030.00 140374.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 144089.00 158639.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -18.00 6.00 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 [+]
Mining Production -2.30 -2.60 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.30 0.40 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -1.10 -0.40 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 455.00 660.00 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 51.40 50.80 61.80 47.60 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 27869.00 25086.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 82.00 81.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 8.00 10.00 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.00 10.00 21.00 -79.00 1977 - 2018 Net Balance Monthly
NSA




Country Last Previous
Germany -1.00 Nov/18
Italy -0.20 Nov/18
Spain 5.80 Oct/18
Switzerland 11.40 Mar/18
United Kingdom 8.00 Dec/18
United States -2.10 Oct/18


Related

Latest