The UK is the slowest-developing propelled economy on earth, official measurements affirmed on Friday.
Gross domestic product developed at only 0.2 for each cent in the initial three months of the year; down from 0.7 for every penny in the past quarter, and affirming past assessments, the Office for National Statistics reported.
This implies the UK economy, which had held up superior to anything expected in the quick repercussions of the Brexit vote, is presently lingering behind the majority of alternate nations in the G7 group of progressed nations and all other European nations.
“Amid Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2017, the UK encountered the slowest development of 0.2 for every penny among European nations and the G7. Below that of the USA and Japan, which developed at 0.3 for each penny,” The ONS said.
“In Q1, Canada encountered the most astounding development at 0.9 for each penny.”
The greater part of the zones incorporated into the ONS’ global correlations became quicker than the UK in Q1 2017.
Germany experienced the development of 0.6 for each penny. However, Italy and France experienced the development of 0.4 for every penny and 0.5 for each penny individually.
The combined economies of the European Union grew by 0.6 for each penny, stamping 16 successive quarters of positive growth. During the same period, the gathering of eurozone nations developed by 0.6 for every penny.
A year ago denoted the first run through since the monetary emergency started in 2007 that all of the EU’s 28 member states experienced financial development at the same time.
The ONS figures demonstrate that the UK economy extended in light of the fact that there are currently a bigger number of individuals in the nation than there were three months ago. GDP per capita in the quarter did not develop at all during the quarter.
Despite the fact that the figures are just for one-quarter, they add to other grim monetary pointers.
The ONS likewise uncovered today that UK family units are presently encountering the most delayed crush on salary since 1976-77.