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BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019: UK economy in stagnation as service sector slows

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey reveals that the UK economy ended 2019 in stagnation, amid long term uncertainty, rising business costs and a slowing global economy.

BCC Quarterly International Trade Outlook for Q3: Manufacturing exporters report stark drop in sales and orders

A majority of UK manufacturing exporters are reporting a stark worsening in sales and orders, with indicators showing a substantial drop compared to 2017 and 2018 levels.

Parties must reignite business confidence and investment at this election, says BCC

The British Chambers of Commerce has today launched '2020 and Beyond: business priorities for the next UK government.'

Adam Marshall speaks at the 2019 International Trade Summit

Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, Dr Adam Marshall, address International Trade Summit, 2019

Trading forward: Adapting to a changing world

To ensure that the BCC remains at the forefront of the international trade debate, representatives attended the WTO's 2019 public forum in Geneva last week.

BCC comments on the Queen’s Speech

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the Queen’s Speech opening a new session of Parliament.

BCC and Bibby Financial Services: Uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rates holding back UK exports

The British Chambers of Commerce and Bibby Financial Services have revealed that uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rate volatility are holding back the potential of many UK exporters.

BCC comments on No-Deal Readiness Report and temporary tariff regime

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the publication of the No-Deal Readiness Report and temporary tariffs regime.

BCC study shows major gaps in official Brexit guidance for businesses in the event of ‘no deal’

The British Chambers of Commerce today publishes an evaluation of official UK Government guidance to businesses on critical operational issues in the event of an unwanted ‘no deal’ exit on 31st October.

BCC forecast: Business investment and productivity sinking amid Brexit stalemate and global slowdown

The British Chambers of Commerce has today (Monday) released its latest economic forecast, downgrading growth expectations for the UK in 2019 to 1.2% (from 1.3%) and to 0.8% (from 1.0%) for 2020. Our GDP growth forecast of 1.2% remains unchanged for 2021.