United Kingdom

UK Industrial Output Rises

Fastes rise in 25 years

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UK industrial output rose at its fastest pace for 25 years in July, official figures show.

The Office for National Statistics said industrial output rose by 2.9%, after dropping by 2.4% in June when output was hit by the Diamond Jubilee weekend.

Manufacturing output rose by 3.2%, the fastest pace for 10 years, after falling by 2.9% in June.