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The MTA Business Survey for May is still open and while ther4 has been an encouraging response it is always good to get more, especially in these challenging business conditions.  The on-line form available at www.mta.org.uk/mta-business-survey-may20 and, with thanks to those who have responded already, we hope that as many MTA members as possible will take a couple of minutes to participate.

In post Brexit Britain, businesses will need to understand how customs procedures operate between the UK and mainland Europe. Furthermore, with government looking to forge new trade partnerships with markets around the world, businesses will need to gain customs expertise to make the most of these new opportunities.

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The MTA Business Survey for April is still open for your input.  This is our main way of keeping track of activity in the sector and as well as keeping the respondents informed, it provides vital input to our lobbying activity in these difficult times.

European GDP, 4th Quarter 2019:  Eurostat published an update to its preliminary flash estimate which confirmed that quarter-on-quarter growth was +0.1% for both the Euro-zone and the EU27.  It also confirmed that GDP growth in 2019 was +1.2% for the Euro-zone and +1.4% for the EU27.

We will be closing the MTA Business Survey for December on Monday but there is still time to file your return - the on-line form at www.mta.org.uk/mta-business-survey-dec19 is still open.  With thanks to those who have already replied, we hope that as many members as possible will take part this month.

 

With publication of the revised data for 2017 and 2018 from the ProdCom system by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) at the end of last year, we have prepared a sheet that updates the data tables in Basic Facts that cover machine tools, cutting tools, tool/work-holding and metrology equipment.

This is a reminder that the December edition of the MTA Business Survey - one of our slightly longer quarterly surveys - is still open for your input.  This can be done via the on-line form at www.mta.org.uk/mta-business-survey-dec19.  Although December is a short month for business, it is important that we capture the trends for our industry, so if you have not done so already, please take a few minutes to fill in the survey.

The MTA Business Survey for December is launching today - this is one of our slightly longer quarterly surveys, but we hope that this won’t put you off and that as many MTA members as possible will take a few moments to help us build a picture of our industry as we move into what will be a momentous year for the UK economy.  The on-line form available at www.mta.org.uk/mta-business-survey-dec19 and we look forward to receiving your

We will be closing the MTA Business Survey for November early next week but there is still time to file your return - the on-line form at www.mta.org.uk/mta-business-survey-nov19 is still open.  In answering the confidence question, we would ask any respondents to reflect their feelings before the General Election to avoid, if we can, any distortions to the sentiment in this survey.

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