Research and analysis

Manufacturing in the UK: economic analysis

Provides evidence and analysis on the UK manufacturing sector. BIS economics paper number 10A.


Manufacturing in the UK: an economic analysis of the sector

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This paper provides evidence and analysis on the UK manufacturing sector to support the ‘Growth review framework for advanced manufacturing’. It sets out some of the characteristics of the sector, future opportunities for growth and the various barriers currently faced by different manufacturing industries. The data for the figures in this publication is also available on More information is available in the supplementary analysis paper.

Published 10 December 2010