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07 Jan. 2016 Will Inventories Accentuate the Slowdown?

By Samuel Tombs

The rate of inventory-building regularly is a major influence on GDP growth, but often is overlooked by analysts. Much slower inventory accumulation than in 2014 was the key source of downside surprise to the 2015 consensus GDP growth forecast, and we think inventories likely will be a sustained drag on GDP growth this year too.

Posted: 7th Jan 2016 in 'UK Documents'

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