Manufacturing sector expands at record pace in Ireland

4 January, 2018 12:00 AM printer

DUBLIN: Ireland's manufacturing sector expanded at a record pace in the last month of 2017, according to the statistics released here on Tuesday.

The Investec Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a widely used index for measuring the manufacturing activities in Ireland, stood at 59.1 in December, a record high since the index was introduced in 1998, reports Xinhua.