Details from the November 2016 UK Markit CIPS manufacturing PMI report 1 December 2016
New orders 54.8 vs 56.2 prior
Input price continued to rise and the value of the quid was being blamed for that. That's been a boost for export orders, which rose again. Given that we're very unlikely to exports even close to matching imports, we'll be seeing that inflation creeping in very soon.
UK manufacturing PMI