ICC UK’s Chris Southworth discussing latest GDP figures and Brexit on Sky News

Earlier today, Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) UK was interviewed on Sky News following the release of the latest UK GDP figures from the Office for National Statistics. The figures reveal that GDP grew by 0.5% in the three months to the end of September, down from the growth rate of 0.7% recorded in the second quarter – but better than predictions.sky3

Chris explained that there is still much uncertainty for UK business and the upcoming Brexit negotiations after Article 50 is triggered. He highlighted the fact that the UK is both an import and export economy, and that the Government needs to be pragmatic and mindful of the potential impact on trade in the coming months.

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