UK Executive Report

Our UK Executive Report provides an indispensable one-page Executive Report ideal for senior management and meeting notes. It provides a succinct snap-shot of the need-to-know retail data for the month which includes a mix of the major economic indicators and retail metrics.

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UK Executive Report - May 2018

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Summary

GDP rose by 0.1 per cent in Q1 2018 from the previous quarter, unchanged from the preliminary estimate.

GDP growth in Q1 was driven by services which grew 0.3 per cent. Three of the four sub-sectors within services experienced a rise. The ONS reported quarterly growth weakening compared with the same quarter a year ago, particularly in domestic consumer-facing industries.

Elsewhere, Production (+0.6 per cent) rose on the previous quarter while Construction contracted by 2.7 per cent in Q1 2018, revised up from the preliminary estimate of GDP.