Business investment in the UK unexpectedly fell 2.5 percent quarter-over-quarter in the July-September period of 2021, following an upwardly revised 8.3 percent hike in the second quarter and compared with preliminary estimates of a 0.4 percent gain. The latest reading stood 11.7 percent below its pre-pandemic levels. Year-on-year, business investment went up 2.6 percent, slowing sharply from an upwardly revised 14.2 percent jump in the second quarter. source: Office for National Statistics

Private Investment in the United Kingdom averaged 0.97 percent from 1967 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 60.70 percent in the second quarter of 2005 and a record low of -33.70 percent in the third quarter of 2005. This page provides - United Kingdom Business Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Business Investment - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Private Investment in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Business Investment is projected to trend around 0.70 percent in 2023 and 0.80 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Business Investment


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-22 07:00 AM Business Investment QoQ Final Q3 -2.5% 8.3% 0.4% 0.4%
2021-12-22 07:00 AM Business Investment YoY Final Q3 2.6% 14.2% 0.8% 0.8%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom 1.00 -0.50 percent Nov/21
Industrial Production 0.10 0.20 percent Nov/21
Manufacturing Production 0.40 1.10 percent Nov/21
New Orders 12112.00 13364.00 GBP Million Sep/21
Changes in Inventories 4736.00 2996.00 GBP Million Sep/21
Corporate Profits 124619.00 128895.00 GBP Million Sep/21
Leading Economic Index 1.10 0.90 percent Nov/21
Mining Production -1.20 -3.80 percent Nov/21
Private Investment -2.50 8.30 percent Sep/21

News Stream
UK Q3 Business Investment Unexpectedly Drops
Business investment in the UK unexpectedly fell 2.5 percent quarter-over-quarter in the July-September period of 2021, following an upwardly revised 8.3 percent hike in the second quarter and compared with preliminary estimates of a 0.4 percent gain. The latest reading stood 11.7 percent below its pre-pandemic levels. Year-on-year, business investment went up 2.6 percent, slowing sharply from an upwardly revised 14.2 percent jump in the second quarter.
2021-12-22
UK Business Investment Growth Misses Expectations in Q3
Business investment in the UK edged 0.4 percent higher quarter-over-quarter in the July-September period of 2021, well below market expectations of 2.6 percent and stood 12.4 percent below its pre-pandemic levels. Evidence from the Bank of England’s Decision Maker Panel survey found that businesses estimated that their capital expenditure would be 11% lower than normal because of the pandemic. Year-on-year, business investment increased 0.8 percent, slowing sharply from a 12.9 percent surge in the second quarter.
2021-11-11
UK Business Investment Rebounds Stronger than Expected
Business investment in the UK rose 4.5 percent on quarter in the April-June period of 2021, compared to a preliminary estimate of a 2.4 percent increase and stood 12.8 percent below its pre-pandemic levels. Evidence from the Bank of England’s Decision Maker Panel survey found that in Quarter 2, overall uncertainty for businesses has improved. Additionally, there were fewer businesses mentioning uncertainty as a challenge to business investment. Year-on-year, business investment jumped 12.9 percent, faster than advanced estimates of a 9.7% gain.
2021-09-30

United Kingdom Business Investment
In the UK, business investment is net investment by private and public corporations. These include investments in transport, information and communication technology (ICT) equipment, other machinery and equipment, cultivated assets, intellectual property products (IPP, which includes investment in software, research and development, artistic originals and mineral exploration), and buildings and other structures. It does not include investment by central or local government, investment in dwellings, or the costs associated with the transfer of non-produced assets (such as land). .