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Will UK Manufacturing growth continue?

 

The latest Manufacturing survey publish by EEF and BDO shows that exports have been the main driver of growth over the last quarter. There is however some uncertainty looking ahead with signs that some sectors such as metals and electronics are experiencing weaker order intake levels.

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Whilst current figures are strong, there are still fears that UK PLC is becoming a less favourbale location for future investments.

Summary of key findings within this survey are:

  • 2011 Q1 brings another better than expected quarter of activity.
  • Exports still behind strong order intake.
  • Companies still planning to invest and recruit.
  • Price pressures continue to build.
  • Output and orders expected to hold up in q2.
  • Manufacturing to grow by 3.5% and engineering by 7% this year.

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