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Forecasts for the UK economy: August 2020

A comparison of independent forecasts for the UK economy in August 2020.



Forecasts for the UK economy is a monthly comparison of independent forecasts.

Please note that this is a summary of published material reflecting the views of the forecasting organisations themselves and does not in any way provide new information on the Treasury’s own views. It contains only a selection of forecasters, which is subject to review.

No significance should be attached to the inclusion or exclusion of any particular forecasting organisation. HM Treasury accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of material published in this comparison.

This month’s edition of the forecast comparison contains short-term forecasts for 2019 and 2020.

Published 19 August 2020
Last updated 19 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated to correct a technical error resulting in incorrect medium-term forecasts for Oxford Economics.

  2. First published.