United Kingdom

UK Industrial Output Rises

Fastes rise in 25 years


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.