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15Oct92 UK: BRITISH FIRMS LOSE OUT IN OVERSEAS WORK SCRAMBLE.

Overseas orders won by British contractors last year crashed 11 per cent to £2,205 million, according to Department of Environment (DoE) figures.The lacklustre performance compares with a 25 per cent increase in the value of work won by all of the world's international contractors.Firms working outside their home market won contracts totalling US$150,980 million (£88,812 million) in 1991 compared with $120,180 million (£70,694 million) in 1990, according to a recent survey ...

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