Exports from East Midlands rise by 15 per cent
New figures from HMRC have revealed that the value of exported goods by companies in the East Midlands rose by 15 per cent in the first three months of 2017 versus the same period last year.
In the three months to the end of March, exports from East Midlands-based companies reached £4.3bn, up from £3.8bn in the same period last year.
Exports to EU countries accounted for 53 per cent of the total value, followed by Asia and Oceania on 20 per cent and North America on 13 per cent.
Machinery and transport exports made the most... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...