Manufacturers' League: Export Edition

One of the core objectives of EY's Manufacturers' League was to help fuel growth in the sector and to applaud the achievements of its members

 

One of the core objectives of EY’s Manufacturers’ League was to help fuel growth in the sector and to applaud the achievements of its members.

And what a time to pat the North East’s finest manufacturers on the back, as data suggests the sector is on course for its strongest growth since mid-2010.

Manufacturing saw a solid expansion in activity in August, according to the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI).

The number of new orders rose, especially from abroad, and output increased by 0.4% in quarter two.

All the signs suggest that activity will further accelerate in quarter three.

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