Our partners are the first to know about our region’s performance via insights from the Regional Observatory, our in-house research team. Their July 2018 Quarterly Economic Digest is now available for download, which highlights that:

 

  • While the West Midlands economy has seen a slowing of growth it is still out performing the UK
  • Export demand is holding up well and employment prospects remain good in many parts of the region
  • The healthy flow of in inward investment is continuing despite the challenging economic environment – bucking national trends  
  • After a record year for tourism in 2017, growth has continued into 2018

 

Download a PDF of the digest here