North West exports hit three-year low
6th September 2012
NORTH West exports fell sharply in the second quarter to a three-year low due to falling European and global demand.According to figures from HM Revenue & Customs overseas sales by companies in the region fell 19% from £6.8bn in the first quarter to £5.5bn (2011: £6.7bn).The US was the biggest individual country to buy from the region at £985m, down from £1.2bn in the first quarter.
But the eurozone crisis made the biggest impact on the region with European countries ordering £2.7bn o......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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