Manufacturing at risk without targeted policy, investment

Manufacturing at risk without targeted policy, investment
Gavin Evans
Manufacturing’s contribution to the economy has been falling faster than in other developed countries during the past decade and risks further decline without more targeted policy and investment, a recent study says.While the sector has grown in terms of both employment and GDP in the past five years, that rate of growth has been below that of the rest of the economy, consultants MartinJenkins say in their Manufacturing Matters report released today.The sector’s share of employment has also fallen faster than that of other countries...

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