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The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI report for October shows a slight increase in manufacturing output across the secondary sector. more

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After five and ten pounds entered circulation in polymer form, the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street has agreed supplies for the plastic substrate. more

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Protecting profits: how plastics manufacturers can manage currency fluctuations

With the pound at rates not seen for a decade, deciding on how best to manage the situation for companies in the plastics industry can be a challenge. Here, Miles Eakers, Chief Market Analyst at London-based Centtrip, shares his insight. more

29 Aug 2017 16:38 Guest Blog

A survey from the CBI has found sales and orders have continued along an upward trend for British manufacturers. more

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Export upswell hauls factory output to speedy growth, as Markit’s factory PMI result finds order levels up by a point. more

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The ten-pound note designed by BOPP film specialist Innovia has been revealed by the Bank of England at a ceremony on the bicentenery of Jane Austen's death. more

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The manufacturing sector is acting as a buttress for the British economy, as the latest monthly snapshot from the CBI shows goods made in the UK are increasingly popular worldwide. more

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For the third consecutive quarter, North American shipments of plastics machinery have declined in the first quarter, year on year. more

Materials

Manufacturing output has reduced slightly over the last two months but remains above long term trends, says IHS Markit. more

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The team at Smart Currency looks at the importance of implementing a robust currency strategy when preparing for foreign business transactions around international shows and exhibitions, trading with overseas markets or exporting into new territories more

Events

This week’s view from Smart Currency looks at the end of the financial year and the corporate reporting season. more

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