The UK's economic challenges

The UK's economic challenges
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Harding, Rebecca
Delta Economics
Date of publication
13 May 2015
Trade View. 13 May 2015
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Business and management
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Delta Economics weekly trade views anticipate and analyse forthcoming key economic data from Deltas unique trade perspective. This report is on the UK’s economic challenges. In short, the United Kingdom’s government faces three significant challenges to the economy, alongside wider uncertainties regarding productivity and long term growth. These are:

  • The prospect for export-led growth given the strengthening Sterling.
  • The United Kingdom’s trading relationship with Europe, in light of a promised referendum on EU membership.
  • The issue of Scotland following the SNP’s landslide victory.

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