The British economy: an international comparison
How is the UK economy performing against its international peers?
The OECD has just released a useful chart of first quarter 2012 growth rates:
The UK is performing worse than every other major economy except Italy. We are well below the European Union average.
Strange that the eurozone crisis should be “killing” the UK recovery, as the Chancellor puts it, while leaving the major economies that are actually members of the single currency relatively unscathed.Tagged in: eurozone, growth, oecd
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