The new orders’ index in the industrial sector (measuring both the domestic and external markets) rose 2.7 pct in July this year, compared with the same month last year, after a decline of 3.8 pct recorded in July 2010, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Monday.
The statistics service, in a report, attributed this development to an 8.6-pct decline in the domestic market index and a 14.9-pct jump in the external market index in July.