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your money: JCB digs deep for sales; CONSTRUCTION.

Byline: Edited by CLINTON MANNING

BOSSES at JCB are warning they will be hard-pressed to repeat last year's record sales.

Takings soared almost 30 per cent last year to pounds 2.25billion as the firm expanded into new countries around the world.

India's booming economy means it has now overtaken the UK as the firm's biggest market. But the privately owned construction machinery company, which made profits of pounds 187million last year, warned the global credit crunch heralded tough times ahead.

Chairman Sir John Bamford said: "The outlook for the remainder of 2008 looks challenging."
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jun 4, 2008
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