There is ‘not a chance’ the most widely touted economic benefit from Brexit will materialise
|08/20/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Commerzbank’s chief UK economist Peter Dixon tells BI there is “not a chance” of a Brexit-driven manufacturing renaissance in Britain.
- The UK has moved consciously to be a services economy, and that cannot be easily reversed.
- Manufacturing currently accounts for around £400 billion of Britain’s GDP.
LONDON — There is “not a chance” that the British economy will start to rebalance away from the services sector and towards manufacturing after Brexit, despite arguments to the contrary from many of those who backed leaving the European Union, according to the chief UK economist at Germany’s second largest lender, Commerzbank.
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