Release time : 2015-06-11 12:08:46
Industrial output in the United Kingdom fell at its fastest rate since 2002 -- 1.8 times faster from August - October than it did in the June - August period.
RC Bearings manufacturing was hit hardest, falling 1.4% in one month, from September to October. During October, the UK index of manufacturing production fell 1.7%, the sharpest drop since January 2003. Basic metals and metal products industries saw the largest one-month drop, at 4.2%.
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