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

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Originally Posted by drmarkf View Post
Indeed.

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.
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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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