The economy of the United Kingdom is highly developed and market-oriented. It is the ... Of the world's 500 largest companies, 26 are headquartered in the UK. ... There are significant regional variations in prosperity, with South East England and ... The size of London's economy makes it the largest city by GDP in Europe.


Feb 9, 2018 ... Our research on the likely economic consequences of leaving the European Union on different regions and industries is consistent with the ...


This paper, part of ongoing work on the economics of British industry at ... Keywords: productivity, business performance, regional disparities, UK economy, industrial .... with weak productivity, such as retail and wholesale trade, administrative services and ... Britain's exit from the EU will create new challenges in this area.


number of persons as the EU automotive industry (see figure below). Comparison ... For example, German, Danish and UK wholesale firms are twice as ...... employed in non-financial business economy by NUTS 2 regions in %, 2013. Besides ...


American and Japanese companies often choose the United Kingdom as their ... than in the heavily industrialized regions of the West Midlands, northern England, ... The United Kingdom is unusual, even among western European countries, ..... bulk-distribution pipeline system, do not rely on the road and rail networks.


The most important sectors of the UK's economy in 2016 were wholesale and retail trade, transport, ... The United Kingdom has 18 representatives on the European Committee of the Regions, the EU's assembly of ... Life & business in the EU.


multiplicity of business formats in both sectors – from global business leaders to a ... CHAPTER 7. 7 The digital economy and the European retail and wholesale sectors ... local, regional, national, and global sourcing. ..... United Kingdom 7%.


Oct 29, 2018 ... Retail sector economic output was £92.8 billion in 2017 ... Internet retailing is more popular in the UK than in any other EU ... In the year to August 2018, 28 retail companies with multiple stores have ... Related sectors include the wholesale .... Of the regions and countries of Great Britain, the North East has.


Jan 8, 2018 ... Their analysis predicts that countries closest to the U.K. — such as Belgium and the ... because of its extensive and deep economic links to the U.K. .... of emerging companies and, of course, greater regional consumption,” writes .... car exports it is the mid market and cheap car sales as the article states, ...