Select Committee on European Union Eighteenth Report


APPENDIX 3 (continued)

Table 11.7 Export order book position (percentage balance)

  
1997
  
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Belgium
-26
-23
-24
-21
-14
-7
-3
-2
0
4
2
1
Germany
-34
-31
-31
-31
-27
-29
-28
-23
-22
-20
-18
-18
Spain
-20
-20
-20
-16
-16
-9
-6
-5
-1
-2
-2
-4
France
-15
-9
-2
-8
-1
8
5
12
21
13
23
28
Ireland
-1
11
2
-5
20
9
-4
-3
-4
-2
6
5
Italy
-23
-14
-21
-23
-12
-10
-10
-2
-3
-1
2
3
Luxembourg
-14
-16
-5
-12
-4
-8
-9
18
16
38
37
45
Netherlands
-5
-5
-5
-6
-2
-1
3
2
4
4
5
5
Austria
-43
-44
-35
-33
-32
-30
-26
-26
-24
-21
-21
-22
Portugal
-2
-4
-5
-5
-4
-3
-3
-2
0
3
-3
-3
Finland
-17
-5
-4
-1
2
5
7
15
15
18
24
25
EU-11
-24
-19
-19
-21
-14
-12
-12
-7
-4
-5
-1
0
EU-15
-22
-18
-19
-20
-16
-13
-13
-10
-7
-7
-5
-4
UK
-9
-14
-21
-23
-29
-24
-28
-36
-33
-31
-35
-29


  
1998
  
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Belgium
1
-9
-11
-6
-6
-7
-7
-7
-16
-19
-23
-30
Germany
-15
-14
-17
-14
-17
-13
-15
-15
-17
-22
-26
-27
Spain
-2
2
2
-1
-4
-4
1
-2
-7
-13
-19
-20
France
25
22
24
13
12
16
16
13
10
1
-4
-11
Ireland
5
-10
-5
-3
-3
4
1
-8
-3
-8
-14
-3
Italy
-3
-3
7
1
0
-3
-1
-5
-4
-10
-13
-21
Luxembourg
33
36
39
38
17
19
18
6
-14
-29
-38
-36
Netherlands
5
4
0
3
3
1
-1
-3
-2
-4
-5
-6
Austria
-23
-21
-22
-18
-25
-23
-20
-27
-30
-31
-39
-39
Portugal
1
5
6
0
2
-4
-14
-7
-6
-16
-9
-10
Finland
22
16
10
3
0
1
-3
-7
-18
-27
-40
-41
EU-11
-1
-2
0
-3
-4
-3
-3
-5
-7
-13
-18
-21
EU-15
-5
-6
-5
-8
-11
-10
-10
-12
-14
-19
-23
-25
UK
-34
-34
-34
-43
-52
-53
-50
-49
-53
-55
-54
-50


  
1999
  
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Belgium
-26
-29
-28
-24
-24
-22
-20
-18
-15
-11
-10
-1
Germany
-30
-30
-33
-33
-32
-35
-33
-32
-31
-29
-30
-24
Spain
-20
-21
-27
-23
-27
-25
-20
-24
-21
-20
-13
-10
France
0
-11
-19
-18
-16
-15
-9
-6
-4
2
8
12
Ireland
-16
-11
-4
-18
-8
-8
-16
9
13
0
30
25
Italy
-18
-31
-31
-22
-22
-29
-20
-19
-16
-8
-5
-8
Luxembourg
-46
-54
-53
-59
-34
-31
-25
-9
-11
20
14
33
Netherlands
-5
-5
-7
-8
-7
-6
-8
-6
-2
0
0
4
Austria
-35
-44
-44
-40
-45
-56
-37
-38
-37
-32
-31
-29
Portugal
-16
-20
-20
-18
-17
-19
-22
-12
-11
-8
-10
-7
Finland
-43
-40
-41
-29
-36
-25
-27
-25
-15
-11
-4
0
EU-11
-20
-25
-28
-25
-25
-27
-22
-21
-18
-15
-12
-9
EU-15
-25
-29
-32
-29
-28
-29
-25
-23
-20
-17
-15
-11
UK
-52
-48
-52
-46
-43
-45
-38
-36
-31
-33
-35
-21


  
2000
  
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Belgium
-6
1
2
5
4
7
4
Germany
-22
-23
-20
-16
-16
-13
-12
Spain
-11
-7
-6
-5
-4
-4
-6
France
10
20
21
20
29
37
34
Ireland
8
20
23
38
25
38
34
Italy
-2
4
4
13
7
9
6
Luxembourg
24
26
22
45
30
13
18
Netherlands
5
3
5
7
7
8
7
Austria
-27
-30
-28
-18
-19
-21
-17
Portugal
-6
-6
-8
-5
-4
-6
-2
Finland
4
14
11
9
19
23
21
EU-11
-8
-4
-3
2
2
5
4
EU-15
-10
-6
-6
-1
0
0
0
UK
-26
-20
-28
-23
-18
-30
-27

Source: Eurostat, Consumer survey, from Datastream



 
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