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List of Activities Image - Industrial Estates, 2%, 80,000, Engineering, 10%, Trebled, Shipbuilding, Linen, Services.

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During the 1960's the government encouraged new manufacturing industry in Northern Ireland. were established near large towns. During the 1970's, traditional industries like , and continued to decline.

The oil crisis of the 1970's oil prices. By 1980 jobs had been lost in shipbuilding, textiles and clothing. In 1999 manufacturing output rose by compared to only in the UK as a whole.

The future will see movement and value from employment in manufacturing into gather pace.


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