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Economically our film industry is a star but will it still shine under Boris Johnson?

Good trade deals are crucial to maintaining an industry responsible for £10bn in exports over the last four years, says James Moore

Sunday 09 February 2020 19:41 GMT
‘Avengers: Endgame’ was partly filmed in the UK
‘Avengers: Endgame’ was partly filmed in the UK

This morning’s Oscar coverage will perhaps inevitably be dominated by how “our” team got on at the climax to what’s been an impressive awards season.

The economic performance of the UK industry is, however, the real star.

For the second time in three weeks I’m indebted to the Centre for Economics & Business’s (CEBR’s) Forecasting Eye, which has adroitly put out some numbers that demonstrate this.

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