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Analysts at Rabobank point out that in the UK, public sector borrowing report will be released, but the main focus remains on Brexit talks.

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“As UK Brexit Minister Dominic Raab heads to Brussels today for the latest round of talks with his EU counterpart, UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox will unveil a plan to support UK exporters.”

“In a speech today Fox will state that the UK “has the potential to be a 21st century exporting superpower”. Through a package of support measures which will include better loans, guarantees and support to UK business, Fox is hoping to raise exports to 35% of UK GDP from around 30%.”

“Theoretically a weaker pound should be supporting exporters (the BoE’s measures of the UK’s effective exchange rate is currently more than 5% lower from its May high). However, political uncertainty and the reliance of many UK exporters on imported inputs has complicated this effect.”