The Scottish economy [February 1986]

Love, James and Draper, Paul and Heeley, John and Jenkins, Iain and Lockyer, Cliff and Love, Jim H and McGregor, Peter and McNicolI, Iain and O'Donnell, Noreen and Stevens, Jim and Simpson, David and Tait, Elizabeth and Walker, Jim (1986) The Scottish economy [February 1986]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 11 (3). pp. 18-52. ISSN 2046-5378

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    With the inauguration of the quarterly Scottish Business Survey (SBS) in September 1984 there are now two regular up-to-date indicators of trends in the Scottish industrial sector. The combination of the new survey and the long-standing CBI Industrial Trends Survey provides a comprehensive assessment of trends in Scottish industry. The two data sources are essentially complementary, but there are important differences between them.