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UK industrial production up 1.8% in March

Production output in the United Kingdom increased by 1.8% in March compared to the previous month, the Office for National Statistics revealed in a report released on Wednesday.

According to the data, manufacturing contributed the most to the monthly increase as it rose 2.1%. Meanwhile, water supply and sewerage rose by 1.1% while mining and quarrying increased 2.5%. On the other hand, electricity and gas production declined 0.2%.

In the three months to March, production output fell by 0.4% compared to the previous three-month period.

Breaking the News / JC