Experts predict UK economy will recapture pandemic losses by end of 2021

Q2 growth beats Europe and US at 4.8%

Anna Fedorova
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UK economy on track for full recovery by year-end
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UK economy on track for full recovery by year-end

Industry commentators are forecasting that the UK economy will "comfortably" recover to its pre-pandemic levels by the end of the year, after a strong June reading that took year-on-year Q2 growth to 4.8%.

The figure, reported by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) this morning (12 August), includes a 1% rise in June and is "strongly ahead" of US and European equivalents, according to Charles Hepworth,...

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