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Newsletter Listing intro for week 42

This week sees a timely reminder of the MTA’s Annual Forecast Seminar, an opportunity to consider trends and likely influences in the manufacturing technologies sector in the months ahead. The event will be held at The University of Warwick on 8 November and members are urged to secure places to avoid disappointment.

Other news this week focuses on services to exporters and upcoming business opportunities. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office in partnership with UKTI has launched Overseas Business Risk, a topical information source on risk for exporters. The UKTI, for its part, is promoting a webinar on manufacturing opportunities in India and has provided updated contact details. Registration for the webinar is by 26 October. Details have also been received about the INTEC 2013 Indian industrial machine tools event and the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Expo 2013 in Mumbai.

In the UK, there is news of the Motor Driven Systems Conference on 8 November in Solihull. The event will focus on helping UK businesses make energy savings.
There is also a roundup of key economic data prepared by the MTA’s statistician, Geoff Noon.

Have a good weekend.
 

Annual Forecast Seminar

Annual Forecast Seminar

The MTA’s Annual Forecast Seminar will take place this year on 8 November at Warwick Manufacturing Group’s International Digital Laboratory on the University of Warwick’s Campus, just outside Coventry. Once again the world renowned consultancy Oxford Economics will be producing the forecast, an unrivalled resource for business planning. Attendance is £65 and you can book your place using our on-line booking form. http://www.mta.org.uk/forecasting-seminar/booking-form

Motor Driven Systems Conference 2012

Motor Driven Systems Conference 2012

The conference has been assembled by five trade associations in the fields of pumps, fans, compressors, motors and controls. The event is focused on helping UK industries to make significant energy savings in their businesses.

The programme has content that features economics and finance as well as case studies and some technical detail. It is aimed at senior managers and those responsible for energy at a strategic level.

Overseas Business Risk

Overseas Business Risk

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) together with UK Trade & Investment have launched Overseas Business Risk, a free and topical information service on risks related to exporting. The new service is in addition to the FCO’s recently announced Commercial Diplomacy Fund.
Overseas Business Risk provides key information on 96 overseas markets covering: political and economic developments; bribery and corruption; terrorist threats; protective security; intellectual property; cyber security; organised crime and human rights issues.

ECONOMIC DATA

ECONOMIC DATA

European Industrial Production, August 2012:  Data from Eurostat shows that total industrial production in the euro-zone was +0.6% higher than in July and grew by +0.3% for the EU27 overall.  Compared to August 2011, industrial production fell by -2.9% in the euro-zone and by -1.8% in the EU27 overall.