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UK Manufacturing PMI – September 2020

The UK manufacturing sector continued its recovery from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) induced downturn earlier in the year. Output and new orders increased as new work intakes improved from both domestic and overseas markets.

Survey data was collected 11-25 September.

The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) fell slightly to 54.1 in September, down from August’s two-and-a-half year high of 55.2. The PMI has remained above its no-change mark of 50.0 for four successive months, its longest sequence in expansion territory since early-2019.

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

Lorraine MacKinder
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