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Why is the sun never going to set on the British economy? RT’s Boom Bust would like to know

Why is the sun never going to set on the British economy? RT’s Boom Bust would like to know
As the UK emerged from Covid-related lockdown the economy rose 4.8% in the second quarter, after a contraction of 1.6%, recorded in the first three months of the year.

The economy, propped up by retail, restaurants and hotels, is still 4.4% below pre-pandemic levels in February 2020.

RT’s Boom Bust talked to Hilary Fordwich, president of Strelmark BD Consultants and a board member with the British American Business Association, to find out what this data means for the world’s sixth-largest economy as it still deals with fallout from Brexit.

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