Manufacturing Outlook Survey

  • Output and orders balances recover from weakening at end of 2011.
  • UK demand show notable improvement over the quarter but big differences between sectors remain.
  • Investment and recruitment plans have held up
  • Sharp turnaround in forward-looking balances point to stronger q2.
  • Forecast revised down reflecting contraction at end of 2011.

Manufacturing Outlook Survey – EEF/BDO

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