Coronavirus: GDP figures show UK economy was struggling before COVID-19 lockdown With a severe recession forecast due to coronavirus, news that the economy was in bad shape even before the pandemic is worrying.

With a severe recession forecast due to coronavirus, news that the economy was in bad shape even before the pandemic is worrying.

The UK economy grew by 0.1% in the three months to February - a worrying picture of the situation before the coronavirus lockdown.

The monthly figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the economy contracted 0.1% in the month of February, following an 0.1% rise in January and an 0.2% rise in December.

The figures will be concerning, as they show the economy was already struggling ahead of the restrictions put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19, the illness...
source: The Sky News

2020-04-09 11:05
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