Richard Davies

@RD_Economist

Britain economics editor, The Economist.

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CHART: UK food prices (c10% of the CPI basket) track CPI inflation quite closely, others diverge massively.

  • 584 days ago via site
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CHART: UK inflation and inf expectations. Worries about inflation expectations being "sticky" seem overdone...

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CHART: Britain's current account 1948-2011. 1992 depreciation gave a big kick, but in 2008-09 did nothing.

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CHART: UK's terrible goods exports performance 2001-2011. Dropped from 5th to 11th. Now behind Italy and Belgium.

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CHART: vital, yet badly wrong, I suspect: UK's business dept thinks SMEs borrow at 3.5%.

  • 595 days ago via site
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CHART: GDP bit worse than expected. Here are the weights of the various sectors

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here's another UK trade chart that doesn't make much sense ... ( that spike seems to be French..)

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CHART: UK exchange rate + current account. The big 92 deprecation improved balance. Bigger one in 2008 did not.

  • 608 days ago via site
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CHART: British exports 1998-2012. EU still an important market, but lower share of exports go to EU over time

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CHART 2: economic inactivity is not retiring British men, its working age men ...

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CHART: economic inactivity (no job / not looking for one) in Britain since 1971. Inactive men up from 16% to 30%.

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Chart: US credit crunch was short and sharp and is now over; UK's slower, longer and still going on.

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Chart - despite low policy rates, the rates people actually pay are still comparable to those pre 2007

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. thanks, seems good but small e.g against this chart of lending to firms 1964-2011 (cc )

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long run chart of business lending and recessions, from Trends in Lending

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Funding for Lending could make or break 2013 - chart of the banks that matter ...

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. be interesting to put house prices next to lending data e.g. BBA's worrying latest...

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CHART: data shows goods trade growth slowing down in G7 and BRICS

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CHART: Advanced economy trade is slowing down again data

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