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BCC: Brexit uncertainty weighing on the economy and trade

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the GDP and trade statistics for October 2018, published today by the ONS.

BCC/DHL: Price pressures hitting manufacturing exporters

British Chambers of Commerce and DHL publish the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, which reports that exchange rates and price pressures are forcing exporters to increase prices.

Initial BCC reaction to Budget 2018: A shot in the arm for business investment and growth

Director General Adam Marshall gives his initial assessment of Budget 2018, where the British Chambers of Commerce secured its major ask of an increase in the Annual Investment Allowance to £1million.

No-deal Brexit will impact on both sides of the Channel, say BCC and Northern European Chambers

Ahead of a meeting with DEXEU Secretary Dominic Raab, The BCC and six Northern European Chambers of Commerce to urge negotiators to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

BCC: Ease Brexit uncertainty to boost innovation through trade

The BCC and DHL Express UK release a survey discussing how exporters tend to be more innovative than UK-focused businesses.

BCC comments on latest batch of no-deal technical notices

Co-Executive Director of Policy and Campaigns, Hannah Essex, comments on the latest batch of technical notices to advise business in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

BCC, NI Chamber, Chambers Ireland: Businesses across GB, NI and Ireland need speed and precision injected into Brexit negotiations

The BCC, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Chambers Ireland, release a joint call on the UK and EU negotiating teams to ensure continuity of trade within and between these islands.

BCC comments on PM Bloomberg speech in New York

Hannah Essex, Co-Executive Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Prime Minister’s speech in New York.

BCC comments on latest ‘no deal’ technical notices

Director of Research and Economics Mike Spicer comments on the latest tranche of technical notices to help businesses plan in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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%.