Sunday, February 12, 2017

Brexit? What Brexit?

UK economy resilient at end of 2016, manufacturing jumps

Britain’s economy remained resilient at the end of last year according to the latest official figures despite the surprise vote in June to leave the European Union. However 2017 looks likely to be more difficult. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK industrial output rose 1.1 percent (4.3 percent year-on-year) in December. Manufacturing output…