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Think tank says UK economy wil outperform G7 next year

The UK will avoid gong into recession in the coming months, according to a report by the Natrional Institute for Economic and Social Research.

The NIESR says the UK will have the best growth of all the G7 countries in the coming year.

It predicts the UK economy will grow by 2.3 per cent this year and 2.1 per cent next year. It also predicts inflation at 2.5 per cent for the end of 2001, falling to 1.8 per cent by the end of 2002.

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