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New orders for Swedish industry up in February 2006

Nordic Business Report-April 11, 2006-New orders for Swedish industry up in February 2006
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Statistics Sweden, the Swedish state statistics agency, said on Monday (10 April) that according to preliminary estimates new orders for Swedish industry increased by 3.1% from January to February 2006.

Orders in the domestic market decreased by 1.2% while orders in the export market increased by 5.9%.

The agency said that new orders in the capital goods industry increased from January to February 2006 by 5.4% while new orders in the intermediate goods industry decreased by 0.1%.

The total volume of new orders increased by 8.5% for February 2006, as compared to February 2005.

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