ITALY INDUSTRIAL ORDERS FELL IN 1ST FOUR MONTHS

ITALY INDUSTRIAL ORDERS FELL IN 1ST FOUR MONTHS

Italian industrial orders fell an annual 2.8 percent in the first four months of 1993, while industrial sales rose an annual 1.0 percent in the same January-April period, the national statistics institute (ISTAT) said Wednesday.

In April, industrial sales rose an annual 1.1 percent, while orders declined an annual 1.1 percent.