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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE POSITVE ABOUT ECONOMY FIGURES

[ 18-07-2012 ]

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce believe that today’s GDP and unemployment figures present an increasingly heartening picture for much of the Scottish economy.      Liz Cameron, Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive, sai…

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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE COMMENT ON JULY 2012 INFLATION

[ 17-07-2012 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive Liz Cameron has commented on today’s inflation figures announcement:    “Today’s announcement of a slight decrease in inflation represents good progress towards the Bank of Eng…

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FEWER SIGNS OF ANY ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN 2012

[ 12-07-2012 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce have today (Thursday) released their Business Survey results for the second quarter of 2012.  The survey, conducted in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute, reports a w…

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EXPANSION IN QE NEEDS TO BE BACKED BY FURTHER STIMULI

[ 05-07-2012 ]

Commenting on the decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5% and to increase Quantitative Easing (QE) by a further £50 billion, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of C…

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SCC COMMENT ON SCOTTISH EXPORT FIGURES

[ 04-07-2012 ]

Commenting on the news that Scotland’s manufactured exports shrank by 0.6% in the first quarter of 2012, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “After a period of flat export growth in the second…

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SCC DISAPPOINTED BY WATERED DOWN RAILWAY PLANS

[ 04-07-2012 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce have welcomed progress towards the electrification of central Scotland’s rail network as a good start, but have warned that more needs to be done if the Edinburgh-Glasgow Improvement Project (EGIP) is to live up to…

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SCC COMMENT ON BRITISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE ECONOMIC SURVEY

[ 03-07-2012 ]

Commenting on the publication of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Quarterly Economic Survey for the second Quarter of 2012, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC), said:    “The Scottish figures for …

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