Brexit vs Future Productivity

Which matters more for the UK ?

January 31, 2019
| United Kingdom
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Brexit is consuming the media and politics. We have no particular expertise in forecasting how such political processes will play out.

The charts attached set out some of the key impacts of Brexit on the UK economy (spoiler alert – it's not good) and attempt to put this momentous change to the UK's future trading relationships in perspective.

Ultimately what matters for UK prosperity is productivity – Brexit is just one of the influences, there are many others.