Will the UK economy ever recover from the impact of coronavirus’?

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Will the UK economy ever recover from the impact of coronavirus’?” – below is their description.

    The economy is forecasted to contract by 11.3%, which would make 2020 the worst economic year since the Great Frost of 1709. Here, Sky News’ economic editor Ed Conway explains why the UK’s GDP (gross domestic product), the best measure of how much income is being generated by the economy, is at a 300-year low.

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