Press release: UK exports grow faster than top competitors

first_imgUK exports continue to increase despite a challenging global outlook, new figures from the ONS reveal. On the whole British exports grew by 2.7% to £636bn.International trade statistics for 2018 show that the UK is the second fastest growing goods exporter among the top five economies, just behind China. The latest ONS statistics show that UK good exports grew by 3.1% to £10.6bn in the year to January 2019.Last year was challenging for the global trading environment which felt the impact of trade tensions between the USA and China and a significant slowing of growth in the Chinese economy which has led to reduced imports. The latter has had a significant impact on the Eurozone which is now predicted to grow by 1.6% for 2019.The International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP said: Notes to Editors My international economic department is focused on growing exports and boosting the UK economy through our Export Strategy, providing stability as we leave the European Union and putting the UK at the heart of the world’s fastest growing markets through an independent trade policy. These priorities are key to Britain’s economic future. We are seeing many of our trading partners, particularly in the Eurozone, struggle to cope with external economic pressures, so maintaining an upward trend in this climate reinforces that message that Britain is open for business.center_img UK exports continuing to grow underlines the fundamental strength of the British economy despite the uncertain global economic outlook. Goods exports in particular performed well, rising faster than all of the top five largest economies except China in 2018 – yet further evidence of the massive demand for British products. Office for National Statistics: UK Trade, January 2019. Data are on a balance of payments basis. ITC Trademap, export of goods data are on a physical movement basis. Top 5 economies are the US, China, Japan, Germany and the UK (IMF, nominal GDP 2018). IMF forecasts are from the January 2019 update outlook, unless otherwise specified and is available to view online here.last_img read more


WHS Daily Bulletin: Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

first_imgSubmitted to Sumner Newscow — Today’s Wellington High School bulletin for Monday, November 10, 2014:MondayTuesday• Veterans Day Program 10 a.m.• Scholars’ Bowl at Conway Springs, 4 p.m.• Tennis Banquet, 6 p.m. WednesdayThursday• Scholars’ Bowl at Bishop Carroll.FridayMonday’s lunch: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garden spinach salad, garlic bread stick, pears.Tuesday’s lunch: Pigs in a blanket, potato wedges, broccoli w cheese, applesauce, jello.Today’s News*Crusader Creators: Don’t forget to stop by Mrs. Groom’s room after school!*STUDENTS: If you are participating in a winter sport and do not have a physical or concussion form on file, you must do so before you will be allowed to practice. You can pick up the forms in the counselor’s office.*Anyone interested in playing Boys Basketball this year will need to meet for the team meeting today at 3:10 in the Main Gym.*Reminder to Athletes: November 10 – 16 is Fall Buffer Week. No activities in any school gyms during this week.*There is a sign-up sheet in the office for Special K Basketball. Please sign up by November 25th.*Seniors: Please start turning in your needed pictures for the graduation video, along with your top 3 song choices to be in the video. You can turn them into Mrs. Vaughn in room 203, Leah Nelson or Shayna Templeton. Please turn them in ASAP.*SENIORS: Jostens will be here Tuesday, November 11th during lunch to collect your order and $60.00 deposit. If you have not ordered your class ring; you may do so at this time.*Upward Bound will be here Wed. Nov. 12th in the commons during lunch if you’d like to speak with them about signing up for a great program!*SENIORS! If you are interested in attending Cowley County Community College- don’t miss out on their Senior Day, November 12.  Visit Mrs. Brown in the counseling office for more details.Guidance Office News:College visits during lunch:Tuesday, November 11- Pittsburg StateThursday, November 13- Fort Hays CollegeTuesday, Nov. 18 – Hesston College.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more