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Outlook December 06, 2018 / 09:22 pm UTC

Western Europe Outlook: UK Going Backwards Under Brexit Limbo

By Andrew Wroblewski, Henri Kouam
In the UK, while demand weakness is still a key issue, it is impossible to exaggerate the havoc that could be wreaked on the fragile economy by a protracted Brexit stalemate and policy limbo. Sweden’s economy is likely to slow further out to 2020. In Switzerland, the economy is slowing back toward potential, albeit with some volatility, and in Norway the expansion will moderate.