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The economy will not enter a triple-dip recession, according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).


The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has upgraded its growth forecast for 2012.

The UK economy looks to have pulled out of a technical recession in the third quarter, although growth remains "weak and inadequate", according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

Britain may have seen the worst of the recession, but the economy remains fragile, according to the latest survey of members from the British Chambers of Commerce.

The survey of 5,600 companies found a rebound in confidence levels between April and June, but that this increase was "fragile".

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