Economics

Trade tensions – August escalations

Trade tensions between China and the US have been ongoing for more than a year, with them escalating once again . On 1 August, President…

Q2 Data release: UK GDP in decline

UK GDP contracts 0.2% in Q2 2019 Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that UK gross domestic product (GDP) contracted…

This week on Brexit

Following the appointment of Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister last week, the news this week has had a heavy focus on the UK’s…

Trade tensions and more tariffs?

Trump’s tariffs US tariffs on Chinese imports that have been in place since late 2018, recently increased from 10 percent to 25 percent. President Trump…