In the Markit/CIPS PMI, a value of 50 means that there is no change compared to the previous month.
Values above 50 indicate an expansion, and values below 50 a contraction.
In January 2019 the UK Manufacturing PMI was 52.8, down from 54.2 in December 2018. The January figure was the second lowest figure since July 2016.
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