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UK heads for triple dip
as GDP contracts 0.3pc

Telegraph [UK], by Philip Aldrick

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 1/25/2013 8:17:37 PM

The UK economy shrank by 0.3pc in the final three months of last year, raising the prospect of a triple dip recession, as Britain’s manufacturers suffered their worst year since the financial crisis. The official figures were the fourth quarter of negative growth in the last five and mean that the UK flatlined for last year as a whole – posting zero growth. The economy is smaller than it was in September 2011 and still 3.3pc below its pre-crisis peak.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: billp, 1/25/2013 9:43:32 PM     (No. 9139785)

This is what happens you keep paying more and more people to not work. When you pay people to not work, the demand for goods and services continues to rise, but fewer and fewer people are producing the goods and services needed, thereby driving the cost up because of increasing demand and falling production.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 1/26/2013 12:34:20 AM     (No. 9139903)

Do they keep blaming George Bush over there as the democrats do here?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/26/2013 6:14:55 AM     (No. 9140038)

The UK is lucky if its only a triple dip. With Barry and his tax and spend lackeys, the US is heading for a depression.

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