Britain’s economic expansion will likely pace up in 2018 following deceleration of the past year, as buoyant global economy compensates for the Brexit referendum damage, one of top forecasters has said.
The solid growth of the world economy and the advantages UK export gets from the low sterling would enable GDP to add nearly 2% in 2018 and 2019, according to the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, which is a more upbeat projection than a number of others.
The BOE would possibly hike interest rates in around three months and once more during the following six months, the institute said. The global economy’s stronger prospects, as well as certain advances UK ministers made to push the Brexit negotiations with the EU to trade issues were all taken into account for this forecast.
At the same time the Office for Budget Responsibility’s experts discovered a dramatic drop in growth predictions alongside the autumn budget. Their anticipation is that it would go down to 1.4% in 2018 and afterwards to even 1.3% in 2019, considering that consumer spending declines because of Brexit.