SMMT News UK Manufacturing

UK engine manufacturing rises 1.5% in January

26 February 2016 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing
  • Engine production rises 1.5% in January 2016 compared with the same month last year.
  • 209,886 engines built, with new UK production facilities driving growth.
  • Home market shows largest growth, up 14% to 89,998 units.

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “UK engine manufacturing remains strong with steady growth of 1.5% in the first month of the year, as new production facilities gradually increase volumes. The importance of overseas demand was also evident: despite a moderate decline in volume, output for foreign markets still accounted for more than half of total production in January.”


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