BIAFD News

Seven insightful presentations will be delivered at this year’s Autumn meeting which takes place on October 12 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Forest of Arden Country Club. Following requests from members, BIAFD will be taking a closer look at Russian sanctions, CBAM and anti-dumping duty,...

The UK manufacturing sector fell back into contraction in March, as output declined following a slight increase in February. Market conditions remained subdued overall. New export business decreased for the 14 month in a row. Overall new order books posted only fractional growth. Work backlogs fell further....

New car registrations rose +18.2% year on year during the new plate month. The SMMT reported a surge in deliveries for large fleets driving the eighth consecutive month of registration growth. Petrol-powered vehicles remained the most popular fuel type, comprising 56.3% of new units, while...

The Global/CIPS UK Construction PMI® for March read 50.7, slipping from 54.6 in February, but hanging on in the growth zone. The continued rise in UK construction output was helped by a moderate increase in new orders. Civil engineering (52.0) saw the fastest rise in business activity. Commercial building...

The seasonally adjusted S&P Global/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI® posted 49.3 in February, up from 47.0 in January. While the overall PMI remained in contraction, manufacturing production rose for the first time in eight, albeit only slightly. The increase was underpinned by signs of firming client demand, with...