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UK factory order books strongest since 2015, but costs growing, says CBI

Survey suggests little concern about outlook for Britain's relationship with the EU post Brexit

Since the Brexit vote, the pound has fallen 15.4 per cent against the US dollar and 10.5 per cent against the euro, making British exports cheaper but pushing higher the cost of imported inputs for factories.


BRITISH manufacturers are enjoying their strongest orders in nearly two years but their costs are rising sharply following last year's "Brexit" vote which pushed down the value of sterling, a survey showed on Wednesday.

In the latest sign of how Britain's economy has so far...

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