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BCC: Economy hits the buffers in Q2

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the latest UK GDP statistics, published today by the ONS.

BCC/DHL: Give UK businesses the confidence they need to trade internationally

Many UK exporters are treading water at a time of deep uncertainty, according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL.

BCC to PM: Now time to get down to business

Today the British Chambers of Commerce – which represents 75,000 firms of all sizes and sectors, employing 6 million people – has written to incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson setting out 15 urgent, immediate steps that the PM must address on arrival in Downing Street to boost business confidence and stimulate the UK economy.

BCC comments on announcement of new Prime Minister

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the announcement that Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP has won the Conservative leadership contest and will be the next Prime Minister.

BCC comments on inflation statistics

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the inflation statistics for June 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics.

BCC comments on GDP and trade statistics

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the latest UK GDP and trade statistics, published today by the ONS.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q2 2019: UK growth stalling amid manufacturing slowdown

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey – the largest private sector survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth, closely watched by policymakers including the Bank of England – finds that underlying economic conditions remained stagnant in the second quarter of 2019.

BCC comments on inflation figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the inflation statistics for May 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics.

BCC Forecast: Brexit stockpiling to hit economic growth in coming years

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today released its latest economic forecast, upgrading its growth expectations for the UK in 2019 to 1.3% (from 1.2%). However, the leading business group has downgraded its growth forecast for 2020 to 1.0% (from 1.3%) and to 1.2% (from 1.4%) in 2021.

BCC/DHL: Weak first quarter for UK exporters

More UK exporters are reporting a decrease in orders in the opening quarter of the year, with cashflow and confidence dipping too according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL.