Outlook and appraisal [December 1996]

Ashcroft, Brian and Stevens, Jim (1996) Outlook and appraisal [December 1996]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 22 (1). i-vi. ISSN 0306-7866

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    Abstract

    Growth in key Scottish export markets continued to slow in 1996. EU GDP growth moderated to V/z% from 2lA% in 1995 and 2%% in 1994 whilst OECD growth averaged 2VA% up from 1.9% in 1995. The better performance of the OECD economies reflects recovery in Japan and the USA.