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WASHINGTON: New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose modestly in July while shipments fell by the most in three years, pointing to continued weakness in business investment and a slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter.
Orders for non-defence capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, increased 0.4 per cent last month.
'The ill effects of the delay in the passage of the 2019 budget coupled with still elevated borrowing costs hurt demand for both capital goods and raw materials.
In the EU28, industrial producer prices fell by 0.4 percent in the energy sector, while prices rose by 0.1 percent for capital goods and durable consumer goods, by 0.2 percent for intermediate goods and by 0.5 percent for non-durable consumer goods.
The biggest reason is the government policies that have played a crucial role in suppressing the demand for domestically produced engineering and capital goods.
Annual comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State Industrial producer prices in the euro area in October 2018, compared with October 2017, rose by 14.6% in the energy sector, by 2.6% for intermediate goods and by 1.2% for capital goods and durable consumer goods, while prices remained stable for non-durable consumer goods.
The peso has been weakening amid the strong demand for US dollars to finance the sustained rise in imports of raw materials and intermediate goods as well as capital goods to support domestic economic expansion.
Capital goods production grew by 3 percent in July as against decline of 1.1 percent year ago.
During this period, total imports of industrial capital goods doubled from $6.90 billion to $13.5 billion.
The Minister also spoke about the setting up of Centres of Excellence by the Department of Heavy Industries in order to make the Indian Capital Goods Sector globally competitive by addressing the issues of technological depth besides creating common industrial facility centres.
The 2017 DJSI has awarded a percentile score of 97, which means that Sandvik performs better on the indicators overall than 97% of assessed companies in the same sector, Capital Goods. "Sustainability is key to our ability to create increased customer value, enabling us to help our customers become safer, more efficient and more productive.
Foreign trade of capital goods in the United States from 1994 to 2016 is specifically examined.