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Electronics Industry 2006 - 12.3% increase

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7 August 2007

The export quota of the Austrian electric and electronic industry stood at 74%. Export was the industry's driving force for growth, increasing by 17% last year.

Austria's electric and electronic industry recorded sharp rises in 2006. Total turnover grew by 12.3% to EUR 14.2 billion. Production growth was  highest in the manufacture of engines, generators and transformers (38%). The key growth generator was exports, with the export rise at 17.1% and an export quota of 74%. The most important industry export market was the EU, accounting for almost 70% of exports. There were also positive developments in exports to the new EU members, where growth targets of over 30% were met. The industry is focussed on the fields of general energy, energy efficiency and the reduction of energy usage.  

You can search for Austrian companies in the the electrotechnical and electronics industry, as well as their products and services, via the following link:http://www.wko.at/feei/searche.htm .

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