The main drivers were the durable goods industry, for which new orders increased by 27%, the consumables industry, which saw a 9% growth in new orders, and the intermediary goods industry, with an 8.7% increase in new orders.


New orders for the capital goods industry were up just 4.1%. In June, new orders for industry increased by 1.4% compared to June 2013.


The turnover in Romania’s industry grew by 10.8% in the first semester of this year compared to the same period of 2013. In June, growth was 6.8%. (source: