United Kingdom Manufacturing Production | Data | Chart
FOREX INVESTORS Manufacturing production in the United Kingdom went up 0.4 percent year-on-year in May of 2017, after being flat in the previous month but below market expectations of a 1 percent gain. The rise was mainly boosted by production of textiles, wearing apparel and leather (12.7 percent vs 4.3 percent in April); machinery (6.9 percent vs 2.7 percent); computer, electronics and optical (1.6 percent vs 1.4 percent) and electrical equipment (3.3 percent vs 1.1 percent). Also, production fell less for pharmaceuticals (-3.8 percent vs -12.3 percent) and rubber & plastics (-1.7 percent vs -3.1 percent) while plunged for food (-1.4 percent vs 1.9 percent). On a monthly basis, manufacturing output went down 0.2 percent, compared to a 0.2 percent increase in April. Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.57 percent from 1969 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19.60 percent in February of 1973 and a record low of -16.90 percent in December of 1980.
United Kingdom Manufacturing Production
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Constant Prices 2012=100, SA