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UKManufacturing-080114.jpg British manufacturing sector logged its weakest growth in a year in July as growth in output and new orders eased from June, the results of a survey by Markit Economics and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply showed Friday. The Makit/CIPS manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 55.4 in July from a revised 57.2 in June.

Hungary's trade surplus for May was revised down, latest figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Friday. The trade surplus was revised to EUR 410 million from EUR 419 million estimated earlier. The figure was EUR 81 million less than in the same period last year. Exports...

Greece's manufacturing activity contracted for a second straight month in July as output declined and new order growth slowed, results of a survey by Markit Economics showed Friday. The Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 48.7 in July from 49.4 in June. This was the lowest...

Czech manufacturing activity grew at a faster-than-expected rate in July as most of the sub-indices improved, results of a survey by Markit Economics and HSBC Bank showed Friday. The HSBC manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 56.5 in July from the six-month low of 54.7 in June....

U.K 's manufacturing activity expanded at a slower than expected rate in July as growth in output and new orders slowed, the results of a survey by Markit Economics and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Logistics, or CIPS, showed Friday. The Makit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers' index,...

Dutch manufacturing activity grew at a faster pace in July amid broad based improvement, results of a survey by Markit Economics and NEVI showed Friday. The NEVI manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 53.5 in July from 52.3 in June, indicating a solid expansion in manufacturing...

Turkey's manufacturing activity declined to its lowest level in more than five years in July, as new work declined sharply, results of a survey by Markit Economics and HSBC Bank showed Friday. The HSBC manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, fell to 48.5 in July from 48.8 in June. The latest...

Eurozone manufacturing activity growth remained stable at June's seven-month low, final data from Markit Economics showed Friday. The final seasonally adjusted manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index came in at 51.8 in July, unchanged from June. The flash score for July was 51.9. The ongoing expansions...

Italy's manufacturing sector growth eased to an eight-month low in July, data compiled by Markit Economics showed Friday. The headline Markit/ADACI manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 51.9 in July from 52.6 in June. A score above 50 indicates expansion in the sector. The reading has fallen...

Poland's manufacturing sector activity contracted in July, defying expectations for an increase, as new orders declined, results of a survey by Markit Economics and HSBC Bank showed Friday. The HSBC manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, dropped to 49.4 in July from 50.3 in June. Economists...

Spain's manufacturing growth weakened in July as output and new order growth eased from June, data from Markit Economics showed Friday. The seasonally adjusted manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index came in at 53.9 in July, down from 54.6 in June. Manufacturers recorded a solid increase in production...

Sweden's manufacturing activity expanded at a faster-than- expected rate in July, driven by the increase in production, a report from Swedbank showed Friday. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 55.2 in July from 54.8 in June, marking the fifteenth consecutive month of growth...

Norway's manufacturing sector expanded for the first time since April, survey data from the Norwegian Association of Purchasing and Logistics showed Friday. The seasonally adjusted PMI rose to 50.6 in July from 49.6 in June. A score above 50 indicates expansion in the sector. The new order index...

Final manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, reports for Eurozone, Germany and other European nations are due on Friday. At 4 am ET, Markit Economics is due to release the manufacturing PMI reports for Eurozone and Greece. The Eurozone manufacturing PMI is forecast to be at 51.9 in July,...

Ireland's manufacturing sector continued its upward trend in July on the back of strong domestic and foreign demand, Markit Economics said Friday. The seasonally adjusted Investec Purchasing Managers' Index rose marginally to 55.4 in July from 55.3 in June. Operating conditions have now improved in...