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UK GDP growth forecast for 2023 downgraded from the previous estimate of a 1% growth, with the economy now expected to contract by 0.4%; inflation is expected to remain above the Bank of England's 2% target, leading to weaker consumer spending: CBI

UK activity across private sector in quarter to November fell 7%, the slowest pace since three months to August; the distribution sector was the only one to see a faster decline in activity, driven by lower retail sales: CBI

UK retail sales in year to November decreased 19% following a rise of 18% in October, sales volumes expected to fall 1% in December, in line with seasonal norms; retailers remain pessimistic about their business prospects for the next three months: CBI

UK manufacturing output rose in three months to November, but expected to decline in the next quarter while selling price inflation is expected to remain historically high; total order books and export order books reported as below normal: CBI

UK business optimism among manufacturers in three months to October fell at sharpest rate since April 2020 as output, volume of new orders declined; share citing shortage of materials as a constraint fell to 47% from 54% in July: CBI

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