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Irish manufacturing sector improves in August - survey

The Irish manufacturing sector continued to improve in August but at a slower pace than seen in July, a new survey found.

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The Irish manufacturing sector continued to improve in August but at a slower pace than seen in July, a new survey found.

The NCB Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) stood at 50.9 in August, down from 53.9 in July but above the 50 level that signals no change.

The PMI found that output, new orders and employment all increased in August. New orders were up for the seventh successive month although the rate of increase eased.

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