8 December 2023

The BCC expects UK GDP growth to flatline for the next three years.

  • UK economic growth set to remain sluggish, with growth rate of 0.6% now expected for the whole of 2023, dropping to 0.4% in 2024, and nudging up only slightly to 0.6% in 2025.
  • The inflation rate is expected to slow to 4.6% in Q4 2023, revised down slightly from last quarter. The interest rate is expected to have reached its peak but will remain higher for longer.
  • Investment and government spending are expected to decline in 2024.