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Economic outlooks and indicators

April 2017

The second quarter of 2017 was already set to be notable for the beginning of Brexit negotiations, but with a UK general election now ahead, how is the economy performing?

In the latest UK and Eurozone economic outlook videos with our economist Henk Potts, we explore key areas of negotiation for Brexit and the improving economic environment in continental Europe.

UK economic outlook


Eurozone economic outlook


Consumer Prices Index 
Source: ONS^ (opens in a new window)
Last updated:16 May
Next update: 13 June

Price of Milk
Source: ONS^ (opens in a new window) 
Last updated:16 May
Next update: 13 June

Bank of England Official Base Rate
Source: Bank of England^ (opens in a new window)
Last changed: 4 August
Next update: 15 June

Quarterly GDP growth
Source: ONS^ (opens in a new window)  
Last updated:28 April
Next update: 25 May

2017 forecast
Source: Barclays
Last updated: 5 May