With only 8% of the population, Scotland’s maritime sector accounts for 25% of the UK maritime sector’s (GVA) contribution to the economy and is 17.5% more productive than the UK marine oil and gas sector. Once more, too wee, too poor?

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John Robertson
With only 8% of the population, Scotland’s maritime sector accounts for 25% of the UK maritime sector’s (GVA) contribution to the economy and is 17.5% more productive than the UK marine oil and gas sector. Once more, too wee, too poor?

(nice colour choice for the logo?) You might remember this from June 2017: With only 8% of the population, Scotland accounts for more than 28% of UK food and drink exports. Too wee to survive on our own? Scotland’ maritime sector, outproduced rUK by a factor of more than 3 times in 2015. A reported for Maritime UK, titled: ‘The economic contribution of the Maritime sector in Scotland’ was published in September 2017 (reference at foot). The main conclusion is in…

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John Robertson
With only 8% of the population, Scotland’s maritime sector accounts for 25% of the UK maritime sector’s (GVA) contribution to the economy and is 17.5% more productive than the UK marine oil and gas sector. Once more, too wee, too poor?