UK manufacturing growth 'accelerates'

UK manufacturing growth 'accelerates'
 

Growth in the UK's manufacturing sector accelerated last month, according to a closely watched survey, with output, orders and employment all picking up.
The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) for manufacturing rose to 56.9 in August from 55.3 in July. A figure above 50 indicates expansion.
Rob Dobson from Markit said the sector continued to make "solid progress".
He added that manufacturing should help to support growth in the economy during the third quarter of the year.
The Markit/CIPS survey found that production increased at the fastest pace for seven months in... read more

 
1 September 2017 in Business, Views: 158
Source: BBC
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