Frankfurt am Main, 12 February 2015. – In the fourth quarter of 2014, order bookings in the German machine tool industry were up by an impressive 15 per cent compared to the final quarter of 2013, a steeper rise than expected.
Orders from abroad rose by 24 per cent, while for the domestic market the figure was 1 per cent down on the preceding year’s equivalent result. For 2014 as a whole, there is a total plus of 4 per cent, with domestic orders up by 6 per cent, and orders from abroad by 4 per cent.
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