Mixing competition and the environment might raise some eyebrows, but they may help each other. Take the UK’s energy market reform.

How can we be sure that actions to curb environmental damage are effective? Establishing reliable ways to measure the results is crucial to meeting this challenge.

Economic data

GDP growth: +0.5% Q2 2019 year-on-year
Consumer price inflation: 1.9% August 2019 annual
Trade: +0.4% exp, -1.2% imp, Q1 2019
Unemployment: 5.1% August 2019
Last update: 9 September 2019

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