Manufacturing strengthens as export prospects improve

Manufacturing growth accelerated over the last three months with optimism about both business conditions and export prospects improving at an above-average pace. The latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey shows that growth in manufacturing output and domestic and export orders all picked up, compared with the previous three-month period. Stocks also continued to grow robustly: for example, inventories of finished goods stocks rose at the fastest pace since October 2013. Investment intentions for both buildings and plan... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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