Eurozone grows twice as fast as UK after GDP rises by 0.6% – business live

Euro area’s recovery continues as GDP accelerates and factory output remains strong


Although Britain is lagging behind the eurozone this year, it has still done better since the financial crisis.

Ben Chu of the Independent has the details:

…though important to note that, since 2008, UK GDP has grown almost twice as fast. Eurozone’s stronger growth now likely partly cyclical

Robert Ward of the Economist Intelligence Unit says Europe’s brisk growth is overshadowing Britain right now….

#Eurozone GDP growth brisk at 0.6% in Q2. Overshadows UK’s 0.3% in same quarter. Spain outperforms. EZ recovery putting down deeper roots.

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