Zurich insurance services have released a report on the hazards and opportunities in the UK manufacturing sector with commentary from CIPS.
The report highlights the rise in optimism in the sector compared to this time last year. Manufacturers are looking towards emerging markets and are not being held back by any perceived lack of credit.
Those contributing to the report were mainly owner-managers in the mid-sector market with a turnover of between £5m and £300m. Various concerns and opportunities in the sector include looking to China for opportunities, the continued uncertaintly of the UK economy and supply chain issues.