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Invitation to join a funded visit to the MNE Fair in Belgium

Posted on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

The Chamber are inviting component manufacturing businesses to join a funded visit to the MNE Fair in Kortrijk, Belgium on the 8/9th February 2018. Download the flyer for more details MNE Fair itinerary

Kent Construction Expo 2018 – Confirmation of Date and Venue

Posted on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

It has been brought to our attention that Best Business Events, the outgoing contractor for the delivery of our Kent Construction Expo event, has been in contact with previous exhibitors and visitors, stating: “STOP PRESS Construction Expo is moving”. Please be reassured that Kent Construction Expo 2018, as a Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce (owned…

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Quarterly Economic Survey – Latest Findings Q4 2017

Posted on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Kent Invicta is one of six Chambers in the South East that are accredited by British Chambers of Commerce. It regularly contributes about 30% of the South East’s responses to the Quarterly Economic Survey, the largest UK survey of its kind, which is administered on behalf of the BCC by every accredited Chamber. The actual…

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BCC Monthly Economic Review – January 2018

Posted on Monday, January 8th, 2018

This months headlines; –  Annual UK GDP growth revised up and the UK’s current account deficit narrows. –  UK inflation rises above 3% as household spending outstrips income. –  Japan records the longest stretch of unbroken GDP growth in over 20 years. UK economic output is now 10.2% above its pre-recession peak. To read the full…

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BCC Monthly Economic Review – December 2017

Posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

This month’s headlines: – UK GDP growth in Q3 unrevised as business investment and the UK’s trade position weakens – UK interest rates rise for the first time since July 2007, while inflation holds steady – The OBR forecasts weaker economic and fiscal outlook for the UK amid subdued productivity UK economic output is now 9.7% above its…

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BCC Monthly Economic Review – November 2017

Posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

This month’s headlines: – UK economic conditions remain subdued, despite GDP growth picking up slightly in Q3 – BCC QES pointed to muted Q3 growth with the manufacturing boost failing to lift UK GDP growth – Eurozone economy continues to outpace the UK as the US economy enjoys a strong Q3 The first official estimate of UK GDP…

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Quarterly Economic Survey – Latest Findings Q3 2017

Posted on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Kent Invicta is one of six Chambers in the South East that are accredited by British Chambers of Commerce. It regularly contributes about 30% of the South East’s responses to the Quarterly Economic Survey, the largest UK survey of its kind, which is administered on behalf of the BCC by every accredited Chamber. The actual…

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BCC Monthly Economic Review – October 2017

Posted on Thursday, October 5th, 2017

This month’s headlines: – UK GDP growth unrevised in Q2, the joint weakest in the G7 and the EU – While UK labour market remains a bright spot, inflation resumes its upward trajectory – BCC downgrades outlook for the UK economy with the fall in sterling failing to boost UK growth UK GDP growth in…

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BCC Monthly Economic Review – September 2017

Posted on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

This month’s headlines: – UK GDP growth unrevised in Q2, as business investment and consumer spending slows – While UK labour market remains strong, pay growth continues to lag behind price growth – GDP growth strengthens in key UK markets, including the Eurozone and the US While growth in Q2 was the eighteenth successive quarter…

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BCC Monthly Economic Review – August 2017

Posted on Monday, July 31st, 2017

This month’s headlines: UK GDP growth up slightly in Q2, boosted by stronger service sector output. Inflation slows in June, while the UK jobs market goes from strength to strength. IMF downgrades its UK growth forecast as latest BCC QES points to subdued economic activity. The UK economy remains on track to grow by around…

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