BBC Scotland – Retail good news Yes, Economy good news No. Here’s why ….

BBC ScotlandToday on BBC Scotland News, six times before 9am:

‘Scottish retailers recorded their best month’s performance in more than four years, last month. Figures from the Scottish Retail Consortium showed total sales increased by 2.4% compared with May 2017. Food sales were up 4.2% while non-food sales rose 1.4%. The SRC says garden furniture, barbecues and summer clothes and footwear all performed well.’

This will, no doubt make the three Reporting Scotland shows today, too. So, who says BBC Scotland doesn’t give us good news on the Scottish economy? Well, in the last few days, they missed:

    1. Scottish growth ‘outpacing UK as a whole’
    2. Scottish growth three times UK level
    3. ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Scotland at ‘unprecedented’ levels
    4. 8% of the population, nearly 9% of the exports but only 5.25% of the imports

Read more here …
BBC Scotland
Source :  Talking-Up Scotland
Author :  Professor John Robertson
Image source :  Pixabay (CC0)
Publication Date : Jun 13, 2018

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