TITLE

Last chance for Britain's industry

AUTHOR(S)
Coghlan, Andy
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/30/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1797, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the consequences of the failure of manufacturing industries in Great Britain to remain competitive. Competition of local products with imports; Reduction of share in the world market; Inability of companies to recover from the recession.
ACCESSION #
10553166

 

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