Brexit Watch - 2017 Week 19

12 May 2017

The weekly Brexit Watch report monitors the short-term UK macro economic indicators to assess the impact of the referendum vote and the subsequent triggering of Article 50 on UK economy. The report also monitors indicators in 4 manufacturing industries, namely, Electrical (SIC 27), Electronic (SIC 26), Mechanical (SIC 28) and Fabricated Metals (SIC 25). The emphasis of this report is to monitor what has happened as opposed to what will happen. All the data with exception to exchange rates and OECD indicator come from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). To make it easy to differentiate between trends before and after the referendum vote, each chart has a vertical purple line which marks 23rd of June 2016, the date of the referendum