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Positive news on sales

Manufacturers of products including heating and ventilation systems, plumbing, electrical and lighting equipment were positive regarding sales in the second quarter, with a level of 66 recorded in the CPA and Ernst & Young’s industry barometer.

This represents an improvement on the score of 59 that these manufacturers reported in the first quarter of 2010.

In the Barometer a figure of 50 represents no change in sales compared to a year earlier with below 50 representing a fall in sales.