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Re-shoring is a reality, says Business Birmingham report

2nd July 2013

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Wouter Schuitemaker, Investment Director at Business Birmingham

Wouter Schuitemaker, Investment Director at Business Birmingham

BRITISH manufacturers are to hire more staff to cope with an expected surge in demand caused by a "re-shoring" of production to the UK, according to a report from inward investment programme Business Birmingham and YouGov.

Almost a third (32%) of senior decision makers from the British manufacturing industry who currently use overseas suppliers say their business plans to source more components from UK companies over the next five years.

Rising costs overseas (59%), and simpler transport and logistics (51%), were amo......for the full story register now for free or login below...


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