The respected IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing survey has been released today with more good news for British manufacturers. For the 15th month in succession the manufacturing sector has grown, in the last quarter from 56.3 in October an improvement both on forecasts and on September when the index grew by 56.

William Dartmouth MEP, the UKIP Trade spokesman responded

“Great news from our manufacturing sector and another sign that we have nothing to fear to a life outside the EU. Even better news is that manufacturing is now receiving work from all over the globe and they expect their success to continue”.

Dartmouth, who sits on the influential European Parliament’s International Trade Committee continued,
“Day after day the UK shows that it is not politicians who create wealth and growth, but businesses, doing what they do best, innovating, developing and creating markets investment and jobs. All this despite an ongoing chorus of doom from most media and political commentators. Much of this is not despite Brexit, but because of Brexit.

“The best way that Government can act is to get on with Brexit and give our businesses some certainty. Leave the businesses themselves to make the decisions that they will make to take advantage of Brexit, as they surely will, to the betterment of the economy and the country as a whole”.

The IHS Markit/CIPS survey.