Recession avoided, but little cheer in Welsh economy

The UK may have avoided a triple dip recession today, but there are warnings about the ongoing strains on the Welsh economy and our ability to create well-paid jobs.

Some of our big traditional employers, like construction and manufacturing, are still facing a tough time - but the service sector is doing better.

The ITV News website has much more on the reaction to today's GDP figures

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Triple-dip recession avoided

The British economy grew by 0.3 percent in the first three months of 2013, to avoid a triple-dip recession. In Wales, the construction sector showed little sign of recovery, with reports of a decline in workloads.