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Making 1 billion mobiles in a year: India needs to ramp up manufacturing, become global hub

The focus is needed on attracting large-scale manufacturing of mobile sets. While the Indian government targets ramping up mobile phone and component manufacturing in the country according to its National Policy for Electronics, India needs to adopt a multi-prong approach and manufacture 1 billion mobiles a year, a report said. “India must ensure that the scale of manufacturing… Read More »

UK manufacturing soars thanks to weak pound and global recovery

Britain’s manufacturers are enjoying the strongest demand for their products in almost 30 years as a recovering global economy and a weaker pound boost order books. The monthly snapshot from the CBI found that export and total order books were both at their highest for decades – providing some hope that a stronger manufacturing sector would cushion the… Read More »

Euro zone manufacturing surges in May as new orders mount up

Manufacturing across the euro zone grew at the fastest rate in more than six years during May, increasing activity as price increases failed to slow their new orders, a survey showed on Thursday. Signs the bloc’s economy is enjoying a stable and broad-based recovery, alongside inflationary pressures, will be welcomed by policymakers at the European Central Bank. IHS… Read More »

UK manufacturing picks up in September, ONS figures show

Manufacturing growth sped up in September, as UK factories continued to pick up from a sharp post-referendum drop, official figures show. Output from manufacturers rose by 0.6% last month, up from 0.2% in August and a 0.9% fall in July, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Drug makers and factories carrying out repairs grew strongly, it… Read More »