CBI: Rebalancing the Economy

Rebalancing the Economy

The UK needs to increase business investment and net trade with a new approach to industrial policy

The CBI's Vision for Rebalancing the Economy makes clear that the unprecedented economic stability between 1993 and 2007 masked growing imbalances. The UK economy has become dominated by debt-driven household and government consumption, which together accounted for 89% of GDP in 2009 – more than in France, Germany or the US. The CBI is working now on developing a new industrial strategy for the UK.

Read the CBI's in-depth study of how the UK can adapt its economy

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