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Facts and Figures

The UK is the world’s 8th largest manufacturer in the world by output, playing a leading part in the global manufacturing industry.

Although UK manufacturing has seen a well-documented decline since the 1970s – when manufacturing made up 25% of UK GDP and when 25% of the country’s employment was in manufacturing – the industry is still performing strongly and plays a critical role in a balanced UK economy.

 

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