Output falls to 2013 rate

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OUTPUT expectations among manufacturers in September have recorded their steepest monthly fall since May last year.

The fall came as a faltering global economy and worsening geopolitical developments rocked short-term growth expectations for the sector, according to the latest Business Trends report by accountants and business advisers, BDO LLP in Southampton.