Manufacturing output falls

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics shows a fall in manufacturing and industrial output for May.

  • ¬†Manufacturing output in May 2015 was down -0.6% on the month and up 1.0% on the year
  • Total industrial production in May 2015 was up 0.4% on the month and up 2.1% on the year

The British Chambers of Commerce says the news is unsurprising given our own recent surveys, plus the global uncertainty and the weakness of the euro against the pound.

Read more on the BCC website here.