Industrial new orders in the Eurozone were up by 0.1 per cent in January, month by month. Excluding volatile items, new orders were up 1.6 per cent. Compared with January 2010, industrial new orders grew by 20.9 per cent in euro area. Across the wider European Union area, new orders were up 0.2 per cent in January, compared to December – an annual rise of 18.6 per cent, and 1.9 per cent month on month when excluding volatile items. Among member states, Denmark, Latvia, and Bulgaria registered the highest increases. Estonia, France and Finland registered the largest falls in new orders.