UK FACTORY UNIT LABOR COSTS UP

UK FACTORY UNIT LABOR COSTS UP

British manufacturing unit labor costs rose 5.0 percent in September-November

from a year earlier, while costs in November rose 3.7 percent from a year earlier, the Department of Employment said.

This was in line with analysts' forecasts. It said manufacturing productivity in September-November rose 0.9 percent from the three months through August and rose 7.0 percent from the year-earlier quarter.