German July industrial orders drop 2.2 percent: ministry

7th September 2010, Comments 0 comments

European powerhouse Germany received a blow on Tuesday when official data showed that orders for its industrial goods dropped significantly in July, following a strong rise the month before.

Industrial orders fell by 2.2 percent on the month, figures from the economy ministry showed, following an upwardly revised gain of 3.6 percent the previous month.

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