Sustainable growth in a stable market is arguably the most important factor in achieving a prosperous and successful global economy. To achieve this, the UK is committed to taking decisive and balanced action, which emphasizes the coalition government’s commitment to openness and competitiveness.
The UK-US business relationship is critical to this process. After all, the UK and US remain each other’s single largest investor, supporting over a million jobs in the UK and almost a million in the US.
Prime Minister David Cameron and the coalition government understand that a long-lasting economic recovery must have its foundations in the private sector. The UK's ability to attract and retain inward investment, by enhancing the UK economy’s fundamental strengths, is at the heart of our prosperity agenda.
This is why the UK is so committed to being “Open for Business”, providing the best environment to attract companies and help them expand. It is the belief of the UK government that this private-sector led recovery will lead to economic growth achieving a stable economy that instills confidence, opens markets, and highlights the UK’s strengths.
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The Government is taking tough and decisive action to equip Britain for long-term success by restoring health to the public finances and confidence in the economy through a balanced approach led by private sector growth.
UK Trade & Investment is the UK’s international business support organization and offers a range of services that can help investors set up their business in the UK, and helps UK companies succeed in overseas markets.
Nothing benefits the US-UK commercial relationship more than open markets. Any strong, vibrant economy depends upon a range of international ties through unhindered competition and the free exchange of capital, goods, services and expertise.
The UK economy has fundamental strengths that make it a global leader in the advanced industries of today and an innovator for those of tomorrow.