Economic Indicators 

Next week's economics: 3 - 7 September

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow

The world’s manufacturers are coping okay with the threat of a trade war, next week’s figures might show. In the UK, Monday’s purchasing managers’ survey should show that growth is steady. The equivalent survey in the US should show the sector is booming, albeit not quite as much so as two months ago. And in the eurozone, purchasing managers should confirm their flash survey which showed manufacturing growth rising to a three-month high last month. This suggests that the region is pulling out of the soft patch it experienced in the first half of the year. Official figures should confirm this. They should show that French and German industrial production rose in July.

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