Tuesday 12 September 2006

8% is for wimps

Neil Craig has a new blog. Have a look at the 9% Growth party:
Let no politician from any other party tell you that just because they have only been able to grow Scotland at 1.5%, 9% is not an entirely possible goal. Ireland managed an average of 7% over many years & a peak of 10.5%, China has averaged 10, Russia & the Baltic states have averaged 8% & world average growth is now calculated at 5% annually. We can get as far above the world average as we have been below it.
Another new Scottish blog is Musings of a Reactionary Snob.

1 comment:

David Farrer said...

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Neil Craig
8% is for Belarus & India. 
9% would put us level with Ethiopia & Argentina. 
10% is China & Estonia. 
Russia is shown at 6% but has done better - Putin's election promise was to double GNP in 10 years - he is doing it & this is why he is immensely popular. 
I am wimpishly playing with a net to the extent that hitting 8% once would count (& to the extent that I ain't the government) nonetheless the UK's growth rate is poor in world terms & Scotland's worse & there is no real reason why we cannot do better than Irelsnd. 
Reference https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/rankorder/2003rank.html

16 September 2006, 16:45:22 GMT+01:00
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Andrew Duffin
RUSSIA has averaged 8% growth? 
When, and for how long? 
I'd like to see his reference. I wonder if the word "tukhta" means anything to him? 

14 September 2006, 12:22:35 GMT+01:00