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.
What can the government do to stimulate growth in industry?
Read the Rebalancing report
Read the CBI's in-depth study of how the UK can adapt its economy in full
John Cridland on rebalancing
John Cridland: no easy answers when it comes to securing long-term growth
Read the chartbook
A vision for rebalancing the economy supporting charts and data
2012 - time for the UK to ‘power up’ and begin rebalancing its economy
View headline data: summary of key graphs on the vision for rebalancing the UK economy