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    • US instrument firms fail to grow exports in 2014
      According to figures from the US International Trade Commission (USITC), US instrument manufacturers achieved no meaningful growth in calendar 2014, as international shipments of US-made instruments for physical and chemical analysis were essentially unchanged from the previous year at $8.42 billion. The first nine months of 2014 were promising, showing that the sector had climbed back from the 1% slide of 2013 to show a modest 1% gain, but the [...]
    • Chinese market maintains inexorable growth
      After 30 years of seemingly inexhaustible double-digit growth, the Chinese economy once again struggled to live up to its reputation for economic miracles last year – its gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 7.7% was level with that of 2013 and actually a little better than the 7.6% expected by analysts, which would have been China’s weakest performance in 14 years – but the analytical instrumentation sector at least seemed [...]
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