The UK’s trade balance statistics for the first quarter of the year were released yesterday.
Chart of the Week: Week 14, 2016: UK Household Spending
A large quantity of statistics relating to the final quarter of last year were released at the end of last week, and one interesting aspect was that real per capita household spending in 2015 almost returned to the 2007 peak.
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.
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.