Tag: services

UK GDP Growth by Sector

Chart of the Week: Week 22, 2015: UK GDP Growth by Sector

Contrary to most economists' expectations, the overall growth rate in the first quarter of this year remained unchanged last week, at a disappointing 0.3% (most people had expected it to be revised upwards).

/ June 3, 2015
Profitability of UK Companies

Chart of the Week: Week 47, 2014: Profitability of UK Companies

The non-financial services sector set a new record for profitability in the second quarter of 2014, continuing the strong services recovery since 2011.

/ November 19, 2014
UK Trade Balance

Chart of the Week: Week 38, 2014: UK Trade Balance

Last week it was reported that the UK's balance of trade deficit increased to an estimated £3.3bn in July, compared to £2.4bn the previous month.

/ September 17, 2014
UK Trade Balance

Chart of the Week: Week 27, 2014: UK Trade Balance

Trade deficit statistics have been even more volatile than usual recently, but the UK's trade balance looks like it has been improving slowly.

/ July 2, 2014