Friday, February 10, 2006 

Independent: Consumer boom produces record UK global trade deficit The UK notched up a record global goods trade deficit last year, casting fresh doubt on the Bank of England's forecast for a turnaround in exports. Britain imported £65.5bn more goods than she exported, which was equivalent of 5.4 per cent of GDP - making it the worst deficit in real terms since 1974, the Office for National Statistics said yesterday.
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