Greece's industrial new orders rose by 2.2 percent in April, compared with the corresponding month last year, according to figures released by the independent Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Monday.
ELSTAT, in a report, said that the New Orders Index in Industry (both domestic and non-domestic market) in April 2011 compared with April 2010 recorded a rise of 2.2%. In April 2010, the annual rate of change of the New Orders in Industry was 4.3%.

The average New Orders Index in Industry for the 12-month period from May 2010 to April 2011, compared with the 12-month period from May 2009 to April 2010, increased by 4.6%. In April 2009, the corresponding average rate of change of the New Orders Index in Industry was -17.9%.