Executive Survey 2017

PUBLISHED 06 Jan 2017, 0:01


UK manufacturers brace themselves for another 'bumpy ride'


This is EEF’s annual survey of manufacturing executives’ views on the year ahead.

 

UK manufacturers expect 2017 to be another year of risks, but are gearing up to hit its challenges head-on.

 

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While almost half of companies see more risks than opportunities in the year ahead, the sector is far from apprehensive. Instead, UK manufacturing is striding into 2017 with companies focused on delivering ambitious growth plans and feeling positive about firm level indicators on productivity, investment and employment, as well as domestic and overseas sales.

 

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