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Foster Comments On Latest Manufacturing Sales And Exports Figures

Provisional figures released for 2012/13 show that total manufacturing sales (domestic and external) increased by 1.9% (£308million) over the year to £16.9billion in current prices. External sales (to areas outside Northern Ireland) rose by 3.2% (£415million) to £13.3billion. This included increased sales to Great Britain of 6.2% (£477million) to £8.1billion,…

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Hamilton And Foster Announce Creation Of Access To Finance Implementation Panel

FINANCE Minister Simon Hamilton MLA and Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster today announced that they have established an Access to Finance Implementation Panel.  Simon Hamilton said: “This Panel will put a new focus on banking and access to finance issues here, particularly business lending. For some time now we…

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