Output soars for the fifth straight month as weak pound boosts exports

Output soars for the fifth straight month as weak pound boosts exports
 

Booming demand for new cars and trailers, up 4.2 per cent in the three months to September, drove a 1.1 per cent rise in quarterly manufacturing. 
The export boost helped industrial production grow at the fastest rate this year, up 0.7 per cent in September on the previous month compared with forecasts of 0.3 per cent growth. 
The Office for National Statistics data also revealed the uneven nature of economic growth as construction output fell by 1.6 per cent. 
The fall was 0.9 per cent in three months to September following a 0.5 contraction over the previous three months, the first... read more

 
11 November 2017 in Business, Views: 42
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