CBI: Manufacturing growth, but future remains uncertain

The UK manufacturing sector is showing signs of bouncing back from the fragile conditions seen at the end of 2011 and start of 2012, according to the CBI.

CBI: Manufacturing grows, but future remains uncertain

Ian McCafferty, CBI Chief Economic Adviser, said:

“With the acute fears over Europe and global demand subsiding somewhat since the start of 2012, sentiment about the general business situation has risen among manufacturers for the first time in a year.

“Nevertheless, given Europe is still our biggest export market, the outlook for UK manufacturing will remain uncertain until the Eurozone crisis is resolved.”