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    Just been beaten by France into sixth place, at least we are still ahead of Iceland, so far.

    http://metro.co.uk/2016/06/24/france...mmets-5964746/
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    (Original post by Maker)
    Just been beaten by France into sixth place, at least we are still ahead of Iceland, so far.

    http://metro.co.uk/2016/06/24/france...mmets-5964746/
    Let the correction continue!
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    Wed morning... 7th
    Thurs morning... 9th
    Sat.. lower than Zimbabwe

    etc...

    Still, it's OK, because we're Out and that's the main thing, right?
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    no no no no no its fine! We have our country back now! **** the experts and **** the facts, we're now freeeeee!!!!
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    It's the 9th largest by PPP.
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    "iceland" your not funny did u know that?
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    I'm sure the £350 million we've saved will help us go back to fifth
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    What a surprise :rolleyes:
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    Brexiters live in denial, like an england fan just before a major tournament. who thought it would be a good idea to give idiots the vote ? if he doesnt get into the white house, im sure these morons will vote Trump into No 10 next year.
    #shakintheworldupwithmaprotestvo te
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    Yeah, no. GDP is measured as total output in a time period (like a year), it's not a stock. You can't say the entire output for the last year is worth less because in the last week the pound dropped. Also even if you COULD do that, most measures have our economy so much ahead of France that it wouldn't make a difference anyway with new exchange rates.

    /thread *
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    This is a bit of a simplification.

    between 6.20am and 6.35am on Friday morning, sterling was trading at less than €1.21, meaning for 15 minutes the economy - using nominal spot exchange rates - was smaller than France's. Over the week, sterling then stabilised at more than €1.23 after that turmoil, meaning it was, once again, larger than France's economy. But, fresh currency volatility this morning has knocked the UK down to sixth place once again.

    On PPP rates the UK hasn't been the fifth largest for a while anyway. On that ranking we sit in ninth place - ahead of France, but slipping behind India, Russia, Brazil and Indonesia.
    http://www.cityam.com/244103/eu-refe...w-smaller-than
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    Maybe in a few years time we go above 5th
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    This is just a lie. It's not true. there's no source and it's an estimation by someone biased. Earlier this year California was declared to have a bigger economy than France.
 
 
 
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