Business Indicators and Balance of Payments
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Frequency of release: Quarterly
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK and GB
ONS published the first estimate of GDP for quarter four 2012 on 25 January 2013. This article has been published alongside the figures to highlight the key messages, including the impact of the reduction in North Sea oil & gas extraction and the 'fall back effect' from the impact of the Olympics and Paralympics. The article also explains the key assumptions that have been made in compiling the data.