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UK manufacturing sector leaps into almost positive territory

CIPS 3 September 2012

Relief as manufacturing sector improves

The UK Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) for the manufacturing sector's downward trend tails off in August.

Rising to 49.5 in August, the rates of contraction ease sharply for production, new orders and new exports. Inputnprices still falling but to a lesser degree comapred to previous month.

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