Sarah Dickins at Llanwern steelworks in Newport
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GDP figures: What they mean for businesses

The UK economy grew by 0.6% in the three months to June, according to official figures.

The figure was in line with market expectations, and is up from 0.3% growth in the previous quarter.

Output grew in all of the construction, manufacturing and services sectors the Office for National Statistics said.

Sarah Dickins at the Llanwern steelworks in Newport, and Paul Murphy at Grimsby docks in North Lincolnshire report on how the figures are affecting businesses.

  • 25 Jul 2013
  • From the section UK
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