Business survey manufacturing industry

Business survey manufacturing industry

Enterprises by activity (SIC 93) Periods Production and capacity utilisation Forecast production Forecast increase (%) Production and capacity utilisation Forecast production Forecast remain the same (%) Production and capacity utilisation Forecast production Forecast decrease (%) Production and capacity utilisation Forecast production Forecast balance (%)
Manufacturing industry 2010 October 27 59 14 13
Manufacturing industry 2010 November 21 63 16 5
Manufacturing industry 2010 December 15 63 22 -7
Manufacturing industry 2011 January 15 67 18 -3
Manufacturing industry 2011 February 21 66 13 8
Manufacturing industry 2011 March 27 64 9 18
Manufacturing industry 2011 April 28 61 11 17
Manufacturing industry 2011 May 22 68 10 12
Manufacturing industry 2011 June 18 70 12 6
Manufacturing industry 2011 July 15 67 18 -3
Manufacturing industry 2011 August 18 72 10 8
Manufacturing industry 2011 September 27 62 11 16
Manufacturing industry 2011 October 24 59 17 7
Sector durable consumer goods 2010 October 29 64 7 22
Sector durable consumer goods 2010 November 32 57 11 21
Sector durable consumer goods 2010 December 15 72 13 2
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 January 2 84 14 -12
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 February 8 84 8 0
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 March 15 67 18 -3
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 April 24 43 33 -9
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 May 13 63 24 -11
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 June 15 66 19 -4
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 July 18 73 9 9
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 August 21 76 3 18
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 September 43 41 16 27
Sector durable consumer goods 2011 October 34 51 15 19
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2010 October 35 51 14 21
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2010 November 20 66 14 6
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2010 December 17 46 37 -20
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 January 8 55 37 -29
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 February 17 55 28 -11
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 March 29 57 14 15
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 April 25 63 12 13
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 May 26 60 14 12
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 June 14 74 12 2
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 July 10 69 21 -11
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 August 25 72 3 22
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 September 37 58 5 32
Sector non-durable consumer goods 2011 October 35 59 6 29
Sector consumer goods total 2010 October 33 54 13 20
Sector consumer goods total 2010 November 22 64 14 8
Sector consumer goods total 2010 December 16 52 32 -16
Sector consumer goods total 2011 January 7 61 32 -25
Sector consumer goods total 2011 February 15 61 24 -9
Sector consumer goods total 2011 March 26 59 15 11
Sector consumer goods total 2011 April 25 58 17 8
Sector consumer goods total 2011 May 23 61 16 7
Sector consumer goods total 2011 June 14 72 14 0
Sector consumer goods total 2011 July 12 70 18 -6
Sector consumer goods total 2011 August 24 73 3 21
Sector consumer goods total 2011 September 38 54 8 30
Sector consumer goods total 2011 October 35 57 8 27
Sector intermediate goods 2010 October 19 67 14 5
Sector intermediate goods 2010 November 13 67 20 -7
Sector intermediate goods 2010 December 9 70 21 -12
Sector intermediate goods 2011 January 20 72 8 12
Sector intermediate goods 2011 February 24 68 8 16
Sector intermediate goods 2011 March 22 72 6 16
Sector intermediate goods 2011 April 27 66 7 20
Sector intermediate goods 2011 May 20 74 6 14
Sector intermediate goods 2011 June 18 72 10 8
Sector intermediate goods 2011 July 13 68 19 -6
Sector intermediate goods 2011 August 12 72 16 -4
Sector intermediate goods 2011 September 18 69 13 5
Sector intermediate goods 2011 October 14 59 27 -13
Sector capital goods 2010 October 34 54 12 22
Sector capital goods 2010 November 33 52 15 18
Sector capital goods 2010 December 25 66 9 16
Sector capital goods 2011 January 25 67 8 17
Sector capital goods 2011 February 29 67 4 25
Sector capital goods 2011 March 38 58 4 34
Sector capital goods 2011 April 37 57 6 31
Sector capital goods 2011 May 26 68 6 20
Sector capital goods 2011 June 27 59 14 13
Sector capital goods 2011 July 19 62 19 0
Sector capital goods 2011 August 17 70 13 4
Sector capital goods 2011 September 25 61 14 11
Sector capital goods 2011 October 22 61 17 5
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description

Production and capacity utilisation, orders, sales prices, stocks final
products, competitive position, sales, number of employees for
enterprises by activity (SIC 93). February 1989 - October 2011.
Changed on December 05 2011.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Description topics

Production and capacity utilisation
The development of production in the previous month compared with the
month before (realisation) and the anticipated development of production
in the subsequent three months. Seasonal effects are taken into account
by the respondents. Other indicators closely related to production are
utilisation, the (technical) production capacity and obstacles to
production. The answers are weighted according to the company's turnover
value.
Forecast production
Response percentages to the question: 'Do you expect production to
increase, decrease or remain the same in the next three months?'
Based on their expertise and information (e.g. order books), manufacturers
forecast the direction in which production will develop.
Forecast increase
Forecast remain the same
Forecast decrease
Forecast balance
The weighted percentage of manufacturers who expect production
to increase minus the percentage of manufacturers who expect
production to decrease. This balance gives an insight into the direction
in which production will develop in the subsequent three months.