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Mood darkens for UK's smaller manufacturers, consumers stoic

Optimism among smaller British manufacturers tumbled to a three-year low in July, hit by a slowing global economy and the Brexit crisis at home, although consumers remain relatively upbeat, surveys on Wednesday showed.

Mood darkens for UK's smaller manufacturers, consumers stoic
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The Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) gauge of optimism among small- and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers fell to -28 from -12 in April, its lowest level since July 2016, just after Britain voted to leave the European Union. 

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