Turnover falls in metalworking machine tool sector

Turnover in the metalworking machine tool sector fell 0.6% in April because of a large drop in export sales. For the three months to the end of April, turnover rose 2.2% over the same period in 1999, while new orders rose 41%.

Turnover in the metalworking machine tool sector fell 0.6% in April because of a large drop in export sales. For the three months to the end of April, turnover rose 2.2% over the same period in 1999, while new orders rose 41%.