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    • European growth slows in the first half of 2016
      The European analytical instrumentation sector held onto growth in the first six months of calendar 2016, although the improvement in both exports from local manufacturers and imports from overseas makers was considerably less than the strong double-digit gains achieved last year. Figures supplied to Instrument News by the statistical office of the European Union (EU), Eurostat, showed that in the six months from January to June this year, the region’s 28 [...]
    • Growth remains elusive for US instrument sector
      With a flat 2014 for exports followed by a long single-digit decline last year (down 3%, which took exports to a five-year low), US manufacturers of analytical instruments have continued to struggle in 2016, with growth remaining stubbornly out of reach. According to figures from the US International Trade Commission (USITC), US firms exported instrumentation worth $3.96 billion in the first six months of 2016, which was 1% lower than in [...]
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