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UK Manufacturing PMI – January 2016

UK manufacturing growth accelerates at start of 2016

The start of 2016 saw a modest improvement in the rate of growth in the UK manufacturing sector.

This was highlighted by the seasonally adjusted Markit/CIPS Purchasing Manager’s Index® (PMI®) rising to a three-month high of 52.9, up slightly from 52.1 in December.

The PMI has remained above the neutral 50.0 mark for 34 successive months.

The full Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI® Report is attached.


Sarah McCann-Bartlett
Director General

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