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Electrical equipment 2008 - 2020 September

Production and sales of electrical equipment in down trend since October 2018

Update November 23rd, 2020 - After the world economy crisis production of electrical equipment climbed out from its crisis trough. Its yearly trend (dashed line in the diagram) reached its top in February 2012 with 106.0 index points without having hit the pre-crisis level (107.5).

 

Afterwards production dropped somewhat and established four years stagnation with ups and downs up to the end of year 2016.

Production electrical equipment and automation in Germany from 2008 to 2020.

2017 saw a renewed growth trend, which in October 2018 reached the previous peak of 108.2 index points - just above the pre-crisis level of 107.5 index points, 10 years earlier.


Since then, production has fallen again and established a downward trend of -8% per year until September 2020.

Sales of electrical equipment in down trend at -5.4% p.a. since October 2018

The sales trend (dashed line in the diagram) already exceeded the pre-crisis level (103.5) in October 2011 and thus ended the crisis in this sector. The sales trend peaked at the beginning of 2012 with 106.0 index points.

Sales of electrical equipment resp. automation in Germany from 2008 until 2020.

Thereafter, sales and production entered a four-year phase of stagnation.


A renewed growth trend in October 2018 reached the previous peak of 110.7 index points.


Since then, the sales trend has been declining, as with production. The downward trend is -5.4% per year.

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