Can Britain become an exporting superpower?
Trade Secretary Liam Fox has unveiled a plan to boost Britain’s exports to 35% of GDP. Britain can become a 21st Century Exporting Superpower if only businesses would export more. We’ll 400,000 businesses to be precise. We ask … Is this realistic?
Dr John Ashcroft returns with his quarterly briefing on the UK and world economy. He'll be looking at growth, employment and inflation plus taking a look at survey data and what this all means for Greater Manchester, the UK and globally.
About the Speakers:
John Ashcroft is the author of The Saturday Economist, a weekly update on the UK and world economy. Educated at the London School of Economics, London Business School and with a PhD in Economics from Manchester Metropolitan University, John is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a companion of the British Institute of Management and a member of the Society of Business Economists. John was chief executive of pro-manchester for nine years.