Manufacturing industry anticipates marginal growth investments

27/11/2013 15:00
  • Projected investment growth manufacturing industry 2 percent in 2014
  • Food sector anticipates 8 percent growth of investments

The most recent investment figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that manufacturers anticipate a 2 percent growth of investments in 2014.

Traditionally, the three most active investors in the sector manufacturing industry are refineries and the chemical industry, the metal and electrical engineering industry and manufacturers of food, drinks and tobacco products.

Manufacturers of food, drinks and tobacco products are fairly optimistic about 2014. They anticipate investments to grow by 8 percent.

Manufacturers in the metal and electrical engineering industry anticipate investments to fall by 4 percent in 2014.
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Refineries and manufacturers of chemical products anticipate a growth of investments by 1 percent next year. With an overall amount of more than 2.7 billion euros in 2012, this branch is commonly among the top investors in the sector manufacturing industry.