Index of manufacturing exports for Scotland
First quarter of 2013
Scotland’s Chief Statistician today announced the publication of the latest Index of Manufactured Exports for the first quarter of 2013.
This quarterly publication measures changes, in real terms, in the volume of export sales to the rest of the world from manufacturing businesses located in Scotland.
The main findings are:
- The volume of Scottish manufactured export sales grew by 2.5 per cent during the first quarter of 2013. On an annual basis, comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters (4Q on 4Q basis), manufactured export volumes fell by 1.4 per cent.