U.K. Third Quarter GDP Estimate: Index Levels

Following are the preliminary GDP index level estimates for the third quarter from the Office for National Statistics in London:

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                             3Q    2Q    1Q    4Q    3Q    2Q    1Q    4Q    3Q
                           2011  2011  2011  2010  2010  2010  2010  2009  2009
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GDP market prices          98.5  98.0  97.9  97.5  98.0  97.4  96.4  96.2  95.5
Gross Value Added*         98.9  98.4  98.2  97.7  98.1  97.4  96.4  96.2  95.4
Total Service Industries  100.1  99.4  99.2  98.5  98.9  98.5  98.1  98.1  97.3
Distribution, hotels &
restaurants                98.5  98.1  97.7  96.8  97.7  97.1  96.4  96.9  94.8
Transport & Communication 102.4 101.4 101.4 101.2 100.5  99.2  97.7  95.9  93.7
Business Services &
Finance                    95.9  95.1  94.8  94.6  95.0  95.0  95.4  95.5  95.5
Government &
Other services            105.5 104.9 104.8 103.4 104.0 103.6 102.7 103.4 103.1
Total Production           92.5  92.1  93.2  93.3  93.2  92.9  91.8  90.6  90.3
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                             3Q    2Q    1Q    4Q    3Q    2Q    1Q    4Q    3Q
                           2011  2011  2011  2010  2010  2010  2010  2009  2009
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Agriculture, hunting,
forestry & fishing         85.1  84.8  85.5  76.9  85.5  85.9  86.0  86.3  84.3
Mining & Quarrying         74.1  73.4  78.6  82.6  86.7  88.3  88.1  87.5  88.6
Manufacturing              96.6  96.4  96.2  95.2  94.7  93.4  91.8  90.7  89.7
Electricity, gas,
steam & air                96.1  93.9  95.6 100.5  95.5  98.7  99.8  94.7  96.5
Water, Sewerage            92.1  92.5  95.1  90.5  91.2  90.8  89.1  91.6  92.2
Construction               93.5  94.0  93.0  95.6  97.3  94.3  87.2  86.4  86.1
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NOTE: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and its main components incorporate
      annual chain linking.
* = Gross value added excluding oil and gas.
UK GDP now incorporates the effects of the introduction of annual chain
linking, adjustments for the effect of VAT missing trader intra-community
(MTIC) fraud, other methodological improvements and new information
across a range of series.

SOURCE: National Statistics

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