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Natural gas & LNG

Europe & Russia August 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

The UK has a new prime minister, but the outlook for Brexit remains uncertain.

The risk of the UK leaving the EU without a deal has increased since the election of Boris Johnson as the country’s prime minister following the Conservative Party leadership contest. Although the UK parliament has taken steps to block a ‘no deal’ Brexit, markets responded negatively to the perceived increase in risk. Johnson was announced as the UK’s new prime minister on 23 July. He was a leading driver in the campaign...