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Exports have declined over the past year

The latest export figures, for September, was 2.2% lower in cash terms than the equivalent 2013 value. Most of the decline has b…

Manufacturing in the UK has undergone a long-term structural decline over recent decades

The length and depth of the recession caused a substantial contraction in manufacturing output. It is yet to recover its 2007 pe…

The Impact of China on the UK and European Economies

Since opening up to the world following a series of economic reforms instigated under the stewardship of Deng Xiaoping in the 19…