Manufacturing employment down

March 2009
Cabinet Maker;3/6/2009, Issue 5626, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the reducing rate of employment in the furniture manufacturing industry in Great Britain. A survey conducted by the association of British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM), showed that more than half of the furniture manufacturing industry has been on short with people, with a similar amount to be expected for the coming months. Moreover, the overall manufacturer's cost rose at a rate of 5.8 percent due to the currency market and higher cost of imported materials.


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