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    • First quarter hiccup as instrument markets ice over
      Last year wasn’t pretty for the global analytical instrumentation sector – it began with the first quarter of negative export growth that US manufacturers had seen since the market bottomed out in the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis – as demand was squeezed by sluggish industrial markets, a chip sector languishing in what even by its standards was a dismal downswing, and ferocious headwinds. The announcement of the US government’s [...]
    • Back to square one as US export rebound evaporates
      Following on the heels of the fourth quarter’s encouraging rebound in demand for the US instruments sector, which proved strong enough that even a dismal first half was unable to prevent the full year from delivering a small measure of export growth, there was every reason to believe that the first three months of 2014 would simply continue the process of recovery that the sector had experienced in the previous [...]
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