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Printing Outlook is the BPIF's quarterly printing industry trends survey, compiled primarily from an online survey of BPIF members. It covers topics such as: your top business concerns, orders, output, price levels, capacity, costs, margins, investment, pay reviews, productivity, late payment and payment terms, public sector procurement, Web-to-print and paper & board prices and supply.

As well as reporting on the BPIF's latest quarterly survey of trends in the printing industry, Printing Outlook now incorporates:

Printing Outlook is widely reported in the trade press, and feeds into the Bank of England and their provision of data to the Monetary Policy Committee. It is required reading for many suppliers to and investors in the industry, and is used by the BPIF to help represent the interests of our industry to other trade associations, the CBI, Government and the European and worldwide printing industries.

BPIF members can download the full report below; Printing Outlook press releases are available here.

Non-members may purchase the Printing Outlook reports from the PrintData website.

BPIF Printing Outlook 2015 - Q3
Growth maintained at expense of prices and margins - cautious optimism permeating tough climate.
 
The second quarter of the year pushed on with an improved output performance – above expectations – but a slower rate of growth in orders. Compared to Q1, more printers in Q2 were able to increase output (41% compared to 33%), according to the latest Printing Outlooksurvey.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2015 - Q3

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BPIF Printing Outlook 2015 - Q3 BPIF Printing Outlook 2015 - Q3
Growth maintained at expense of prices and margins - cautious optimism permeating tough climate.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2015 - Q4 BPIF Printing Outlook 2015 - Q4
Confidence hit in Q3 despite growth in output and orders - speedy recovery expected in Q4.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2014 - Q1 BPIF Printing Outlook 2014 - Q1
Output levels at six-year high - Q1 to be quieter but confidence remains buoyant.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2014 - Q2 BPIF Printing Outlook 2014 - Q2
Improvement in print demand continues - further growth predicted in Q2.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2014 - Q3 BPIF Printing Outlook 2014 - Q3
Confidence improves as print demand remains positive - orders and output to continue to grow in Q3.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2014 - Q4 BPIF Printing Outlook 2014 - Q4
Steady as she goes for output and orders - confidence remains positive despite pricing concerns.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2013 - Q1 BPIF Printing Outlook 2013 - Q1
Demand holds steady - little change anticipated in current quarter.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2013 - Q2 BPIF Printing Outlook 2013 - Q2
Order levels hold stable in Q1 - expectations for current quarter are more downbeat.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2013 - Q3 BPIF Printing Outlook 2013 - Q3
Orders and output exceed Q2 Expectations - forecast now more upbeat for Q3.
BPIF Printing Outlook 2013 - Q4 BPIF Printing Outlook 2013 - Q4
Improvement in orders and output achieved - confidence high for a strong seasonal boost.
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