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UK manufacturing growth stays positive but exports disappoint

UK manufacturing’s heady progress appears to have slowed a little as today’s official production data showed output increasing by a modest 0.4% in October. The manufacture of transport equipment; machinery & miscellaneous equipment and rubber and plastic products all contributed … Continue reading

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Official manufacturing output data disappoints

Official data on UK manufacturing output disappointed today providing a ”stark reminder” of uncertainty and weakness. The Index of Manufacturing from the Office for National Statistics showed a fall of 1.4 per cent in February 2012 compared with February 2011. … Continue reading

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