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Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Originally Posted by drmarkf View Post

The reason that it is falling as a proportion of the whole is that the U.K. is successfully and significantly increasing its international trade with countries such as China, the US and South Korea.
Successful? Really? Why then do we have such a large trade deficit? I think this explains why, were I to understand the spreadsheets fully.

I'm obviously missing something here, if you have a trade deficit then surely less trade is better This stuff is way more complex than can ever be explained in soundbites.

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