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The British economy [June 1990]

Love, Jim and Ashcroft, Brian and Brooks, Richard and Dourmashkin, Neil and Draper, Paul and Dunlop, Stewart and Lockyer, Cliff and Magee, Lesley and Malloy, Eleanor and McNicoll, Iain and McRory, Eric and Monaghan, Claire and McGregor, Peter and Perman, Roger and Stevens, Jim and Swales, Kim (1990) The British economy [June 1990]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 15 (4). pp. 7-12. ISSN 0306-7866

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The growth of demand is almost certainly still too high in relation to supply for there to be much improvement in both the rate of inflation and the balance on current account over the next few months. Interest rates are in consequence likely to remain high and at present levels for the remainder of this year, unless a decision to enter the exchange rate mechanism of the EMS is taken within the next few months.