West Midlands economy forecast to be fastest growing UK region outside of London
The West Midlands will continue its reign as the fastest growing UK region outside of London and the South East, with 1.7% Gross Value Added (GVA) growth until 2021.
According to EY’s Regional Economic Forecast, he region’s growth will match the UK average of 1.7% during the same period to 2021.
The West Midlands has seen economic growth of 1.6% GVA in 2018 compared with the UK average of 1.3%.
The region’s export-oriented economy continues to gain a competitive advantage from the weakness of sterling and global economi... For the full story register now for free or login below...