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BCC: UK growth forecasts downgraded as Brexit uncertainty hits investment and trade

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting GDP growth for 2018 at just 1.1% (down from 1.3%). The BCC has also downgraded its GDP growth forecast for 2019 from 1.4% to 1.3%.

BCC/DHL: Sterling volatility major ongoing concern for exporters

BCC and DHL release the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, showing the sentiment of exporters.

BCC comments on Brexit notices: A start, but businesses need more detail

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the publication of the first tranche of UK Government technical notices aimed at giving businesses and consumers advice on the implications of a 'no deal' exit from the European Union,

BCC comments at the launch of HM Government’s new Export Strategy

Speaking at the launch of the Government’s Export Strategy today (Tuesday), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, will say that at this time of immense change for the UK economy, it’s crucial to get the national approach to export and trade right.

Working together to overcome the barriers to exporting

Kash Ahmad, UK Specialist Director at Bibby Financial Services on their work to encourage and support more UK SMEs to overcome the barriers to exporting and unlock growth from overseas markets.

BCC comments on new monthly GDP statistics and trade figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the new monthly GDP statistics and key short-term indicators for May 2018, published today by the ONS.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: recruitment difficulties and tougher trading conditions face firms amid sluggish UK growth

The British Chambers of Commerce publishes the results of its Quarterly Economic Survey for Q2 2018.

Brexit: time running out for answers to firms’ real-world questions, says BCC

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today published the two-dozen top real-world questions being asked on Brexit by businesses across the UK – and says the government has managed to make limited progress on just 2 of the 24 issues where clarity is urgently needed so that firms can plan their trade following the UK’s departure from the EU.

BCC: Firms in the dark on customs declarations

Anastassia Beliakova, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the publication of the NAO report on the Customs Declaration Service (CDS).

BCC: Heathrow decision demonstrates UK still open for business

Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the vote to approve expansion at Heathrow Airport.