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  1. news

    18 Oct 2017 00:01

    Trade links with Canada must be protected after Brexit

    Business needs certainty over trade agreements.

  2. news

    12 Oct 2017 11:10

    Regional trade statistics

    47% of exports are to EU.

  3. news

    11 Oct 2017 10:03

    Queensferry Crossing serves up early business boost

    Economy Secretary meets Fife businesses.

  4. news

    9 Oct 2017 15:20

    Youth employment target met four years ahead of schedule

    Pledge to step up efforts to build on progress.

  5. news

    5 Oct 2017 14:46

    Beyond city deals

    Next steps for city region deals outlined.

  6. news

    5 Oct 2017 14:07

    Air departure tax

    Highland and Islands exemption must be protected.

  7. news

    4 Oct 2017 09:30

    Scottish economy grows 0.1% in 2017 Quarter 2

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  8. news

    4 Oct 2017 09:30

    Scotland's economy continues to grow

    GDP grows by 0.1% over second quarter of 2017.

  9. news

    2 Oct 2017 13:00

    North east technology centre

    Aberdeen innovation facility unveiled.

  10. factsheet

    2 Oct 2017

    Monthly economic brief: 2016 to 2017

    Monthly summary of key economic events, data, surveys, trends and forecasts for the UK and Scottish economies.

  11. news

    28 Sep 2017 15:33

    Lowest underspend since devolution

    Accounts given clean bill of health for twelfth year running.

  12. news

    28 Sep 2017 09:56

    Rise in renewable electricity

    On track for record year of generation.

  13. publication

    28 Sep 2017

    Scottish Government consolidated accounts 2016 to 2017

    Annual report of consolidated financial results of the Scottish Government, its Executive Agencies and the Crown Office.

  14. publication

    28 Sep 2017

    Scottish Consolidated Fund accounts 2016 to 2017

    Audited annual financial statements of the Scottish Consolidated Fund for the financial year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

  15. publication

    28 Sep 2017

    Autumn Budget Revision 2017-2018: supporting document

    Supporting document providing details of changes to the Level 2 and 3 budgets in the Budget Scotland Bill 2017-2018.

  16. news

    27 Sep 2017 09:45

    Recycling for the future

    £8.4 million to reduce emissions and household waste.

  17. statistics publication

    26 Sep 2017

    Scottish household survey 2016: key findings

    Short report summarising the key findings from the Scottish household survey 2016: annual report.

  18. statistics publication

    26 Sep 2017

    Scottish household survey 2016: annual report

    Results from the 2016 edition of the continuous survey based on a sample of the general population in private residences in Scotland.

  19. news

    18 Sep 2017 13:30

    Social security agency

    FM confirms locations in Dundee and Glasgow.

  20. news

    14 Sep 2017 14:12

    Income tax plans

    Parties invited to share proposals.

  21. news

    13 Sep 2017 11:40

    Labour Market Stats

    Employment at record high, unemployment at joint record low.

  22. news

    13 Sep 2017 09:57

    Oil and gas production rises

    Increase of 2.9% during 2016-17.

  23. news

    13 Sep 2017 09:48

    Oil and Gas Production Statistics, 2016-17

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  24. speech / ministerial statement

    12 Sep 2017

    Barclay review of non-domestic tax rates: ministerial response

    Finance Secretary Derek Mackay addresses Scottish Parliament regarding his plans to act on the recommendations of the Barclay review.

  25. news

    7 Sep 2017 14:56

    Support for Scottish businesses abroad

    First Minister outlines government backing to increase exports.

  26. news

    7 Sep 2017 10:00

    Flexible Workforce Development Fund

    £10 million to deliver in-work training.

  27. factsheet

    5 Sep 2017

    Council of Economic Advisers: building our industrial strategy

    Submission by the Council of Economic Advisers, regarding institutions to support patient capital and economic development, to the UK Government consultation on industrial strategy

  28. agreement

    5 Sep 2017

    Scottish National Investment Bank implementation plan: terms of reference

    Terms of reference for the plan to implement a Scottish National Investment Bank, as announced in the Programme for Government 2017.

  29. news

    4 Sep 2017 12:42

    A future in food

    Funding for food and drink careers education in schools.

  30. news

    3 Sep 2017 00:01

    Bold plan to shape Scotland

    Embracing the future and advancing our economy.

  31. news

    1 Sep 2017 09:46

    Supporting the rural economy

    Economic benefits of new food and animal health research.

  32. report

    1 Sep 2017

    Strategic Research Programme 2011-2016: economic impact

    Assessment of the economic impacts generated by the Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division's research programme.

  33. publication

    31 Aug 2017

    Women in enterprise: framework and action plan

    Refreshed action framework to promote female entrepreneurs, focusing on mentoring, networking, role models, finance and support.

  34. news

    29 Aug 2017 09:30

    Youth participation rises

    Greater proportion of 16-19 year olds in education, training or work.

  35. news

    28 Aug 2017 09:30

    Improving employment support

    £2.5 million for 13 projects across Scotland.

  36. news

    23 Aug 2017 09:30

    GERS figures published

    Scotland’s fiscal position improves and tax revenue grows.

  37. statistics publication

    23 Aug 2017

    Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland 2016-2017

    National Statistics publication estimating the contribution of revenue raised in Scotland towards goods and services provided in Scotland.

  38. report

    22 Aug 2017

    Non-domestic tax rates review: Barclay report

    Report of the external Barclay review into tax rates for non-domestic properties, with recommendations for rates system reform.

  39. publication

    22 Aug 2017

    Collaborative economy: evidence analysis

    Analysis of responses to the call for evidence issued by the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy in April 2017.

  40. news

    16 Aug 2017 11:09

    Record high in Scottish employment

    Unemployment and inactivity falls over the quarter.

  41. news

    2 Aug 2017 16:15

    Funding boost for offshore wind

    £1.5 million investment announced to maximise production and reduce costs.

  42. news

    17 Jul 2017 10:41

    Aberdeen harbour expansion

    Funding crucial for north east growth.

  43. news

    12 Jul 2017 11:11

    Unemployment at record low

    Unemployment rate falls in Scotland, while employment rate rises.

  44. news

    11 Jul 2017 09:30

    Clock ticking on capital deal

    Safeguarding investment in Edinburgh and South East Scotland.

  45. news

    7 Jul 2017 12:27

    Increase in affordable housing

    Major investment delivering new homes.

  46. news

    5 Jul 2017 09:31

    Scotland's economy bounces back

    Oil and Gas stabilises as economy grows by 0.8%.

  47. news

    30 Jun 2017 15:00

    Fisheries stocks on the rise

    Publication of scientific advice.

  48. news

    27 Jun 2017 14:16

    UK Government/DUP deal

    Call for urgent meeting to discuss full implications of the funding agreement.

  49. speech / ministerial statement

    27 Jun 2017

    The importance of place to inclusive growth: speech

    Equalities Secretary Angela Constance addresses the Joseph Rowntree Foundation conference on Scotland's inclusive economy.

  50. news

    26 Jun 2017 15:10

    Scottish aquaculture thriving

    Strengthening the sustainability of the industry.

  51. news

    26 Jun 2017 11:00

    £1m boost for the young workforce

    Developing the Young Workforce launched in the islands, and nationwide scheme extended until 2021

  52. speech / ministerial statement

    23 Jun 2017

    Royal Highland Show 2017: First Minister's speech

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses the Scottish agricultural gathering one year on from EU referendum.

  53. news

    22 Jun 2017 09:00

    Strengthening Scotland's economy

    South of Scotland agency leads wide-ranging business and skills review.

  54. news

    19 Jun 2017 10:30

    Innovation in manufacturing

    £8.9m for Lightweight Manufacturing Centre.

  55. news

    15 Jun 2017 10:30

    Help to get into work

    Fund to improve and align support services.

  56. news

    14 Jun 2017 14:35

    Brexit threat to business funding

    SME support fund among projects affected.

  57. news

    14 Jun 2017 09:30

    Unemployment rate matches lowest on record

    Rate at lowest level since before recession.

  58. news

    14 Jun 2017 00:01

    Scotland's economic performance

    Growth outlook remains positive.

  59. news

    13 Jun 2017 13:00

    Ensuring students stay the course

    Raising attainment, improving retention at Scotland’s world class colleges. 

  60. news

    12 Jun 2017 11:30

    £3.6m boost for Borders economy

    Hawick projects to create around 55 jobs

  61. news

    6 Jun 2017 09:34

    Increase in modern apprenticeships

    On track for 30,000 by 2020 target.

  62. news

    2 Jun 2017 10:17

    Widening access to justice

    Civil Litigation Bill introduced.

  63. news

    1 Jun 2017 09:45

    Graduate apprenticeships expanded

    More opportunities for work-based learning.

  64. news

    25 May 2017 00:01

    Strengthening inshore fisheries

    New pilots to boost coastal communities.

  65. news

    23 May 2017 00:01

    Record-breaking year for foreign direct investment

    Scotland retains top UK region status outside London for foreign direct investment.

  66. statistics publication

    23 May 2017

    Regional employment patterns in Scotland: statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2016

    Summary publication of results from the Annual Population Survey 2016, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training.

  67. statistics publication

    23 May 2017

    Annual Population Survey 2016: regional employment patterns in Scotland

    Summary of statistical results from the Annual Population Survey 2016, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training.

  68. news

    18 May 2017 09:38

    Living Wage

    800th Living Wage employer accredited.

  69. news

    17 May 2017 10:43

    Labour Productivity Statistics, 2016 Quarter 4

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  70. news

    11 May 2017 16:00

    New chair for SNH

    Environment Secretary confirms appointment.

  71. news

    11 May 2017 09:15

    Modernising forestry

    Forestry and Land Management Bill introduced to parliament.

  72. news

    2 May 2017 12:18

    £8.35 million to support urban regeneration in the heart of Glasgow

    New high quality office space and hundreds of jobs for the city centre

  73. news

    1 May 2017 00:01

    Scallop conservation

    New protection measures.

  74. statistics publication

    27 Apr 2017

    Scottish farm business income: annual estimates 2015-2016

    Farm business level estimates of average incomes for the accounting year 2015 to 2016, which relates to the 2015 crop year.

  75. publication

    27 Apr 2017

    Europe 2020: Scottish national reform programme 2017

    A summary of the actions the Scottish Government has taken with partners in 2016 and 2017 in pursuit of the Europe 2020 Strategy.

  76. news

    26 Apr 2017 10:00

    Building for the future

    £6.4 billion of infrastructure projects underway.

  77. report

    26 Apr 2017

    Infrastructure investment plan 2015: 2016 progress report

    Annual report outlining key achievements over the course of 2016 and looking forward to developments in 2017 and beyond.

  78. news

    21 Apr 2017 09:30

    Salmon and Sea Trout Fishery Statistics 2016 Season

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  79. foi / eir release

    13 Apr 2017

    Scottish Monetary Institute: FOI release

    Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

  80. news

    12 Apr 2017 09:30

    Unemployment falls in Scotland

    Scottish rate lower than the UK’s.

  81. publication

    12 Apr 2017

    Building a sustainable social enterprise sector in Scotland: 2017-2020

    Action plan setting out the first steps in Scottish Government's social enterprise strategy, in particular pertaining to inclusive growth.

  82. news

    8 Apr 2017 00:01

    VisitScotland and TripAdvisor team up to put Scotland on world stage

  83. news

    7 Apr 2017 08:00

    Scotland's food and drink exports secure £8.3m US contracts

    North America contracts for Scottish gin, seafood and cheese.

  84. news

    6 Apr 2017 12:30

    Green jobs increase

    Employment in low carbon and renewables up by more than a third.

  85. news

    6 Apr 2017 09:07

    Investing in Scotland's tourism sector

    FM welcomes announcement that Marriott International plans to open seven new hotels in Scotland.

  86. news

    5 Apr 2017 09:31

    Jobs and investment central to future growth

    Growth slows after Brexit vote and North Sea challenges.

  87. news

    5 Apr 2017 09:30

    Scottish economy contracts 0.2%

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  88. news

    2 Apr 2017 00:01

    £4.9 million invested in Scotland

    New jobs created by US firm.

  89. news

    1 Apr 2017 00:01

    Crown Estate Scotland

    Control of multi-million pound assets will benefit local communities.

  90. news

    30 Mar 2017 16:22

    Strengthening business support

    Economy Secretary confirms new structure to boost productivity.

  91. news

    30 Mar 2017 09:30

    Gross expenditure on research and development 2015

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  92. speech / ministerial statement

    30 Mar 2017

    Enterprise and Skills Review: Economy Secretary's statement

    Economy Secretary Keith Brown updates Scottish Parliament on the progress of the enterprise and skills system review.

  93. news

    29 Mar 2017 09:02

    Global giant invests in Scotland

    Hundreds of jobs for Glasgow as Genpact expands European base.

  94. news

    24 Mar 2017 10:03

    Building links with Bavaria

    First Minister signs joint economic declaration.

  95. news

    22 Mar 2017 11:41

    Support for low carbon rural energy innovations

    £10 million fund open for applications.

  96. news

    17 Mar 2017 10:00

    Floating wind farms to the fore

    Pioneering technology to power almost 60,000 homes.

  97. news

    15 Mar 2017 09:30

    Unemployment levels fall

    Record youth unemployment rates continue. 

  98. news

    14 Mar 2017 12:10

    Life sciences in Scotland

    Industry focused on £8bn target.

  99. news

    11 Mar 2017 11:30

    Boost for infrastructure

    Funding for new roads and land.

  100. news

    9 Mar 2017 10:00

    £25 million for local regeneration

    Grants to support 29 community projects across country.

  101. news

    7 Mar 2017 22:30

    Chancellor must respond to Scottish concerns

    UK Government must end austerity and protect public services

  102. news

    7 Mar 2017 09:28

    German trading links strengthened

    Berlin innovation and investment hub will boost trade.

  103. factsheet

    3 Mar 2017

    State of the economy: March 2017

    Report produced tri-annually by the Chief Economist to provide a picture of the Scottish economy in an international context.

  104. news

    28 Feb 2017 09:00

    Supporting urban regeneration

    Milestone for SPRUCE fund.

  105. advice and guidance

    23 Feb 2017

    Enterprise and Skills Review: report by Professor Lorne Crerar

    Report setting out options for the potential scope, structures and functions for a new statutory board for our enterprise and skills agencies.

  106. news

    21 Feb 2017 14:53

    Boost for business with rates support

    Additional backing for more than 9500 premises.

  107. speech / ministerial statement

    21 Feb 2017

    Support for business and the economy: Finance Secretary's statement

    Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay MSP delivers a speech to Scottish Parliament.

  108. speech / ministerial statement

    21 Feb 2017

    Scottish rate resolution: Finance Secretary's statement

    Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay MSP delivers a speech on Scotland's income tax rates to Parliament.

  109. news

    20 Feb 2017 09:00

    Investing in fisheries

    European funding to support sector.

  110. news

    2 Feb 2017 14:47

    Budget boost for economy and public services

    Additional funding for Enterprise, policing and local government.

  111. news

    1 Feb 2017 09:30

    Scottish retail sales fall 0.5 per cent

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

  112. news

    30 Jan 2017 12:30

    Sealing the deal

    Inverness and Highland City Region Deal is signed.

  113. news

    27 Jan 2017 10:04

    Investing in growth and public services

    Budget Bill introduced to Parliament.  

  114. news

    27 Jan 2017 09:39

    Economic benefit of The Open

    £110 million benefit to Scotland from last year’s event at Royal Troon.

  115. news

    25 Jan 2017 09:30

    International exports rise by £1 billion

    Membership of new Trade Board confirmed

  116. news

    25 Jan 2017 09:30

    Scotland's Exports Increase

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  117. news

    25 Jan 2017 09:30

    Debt solutions in Scotland hold steady

    Scots accessing statutory debt solutions show little movement, according to Accountant in Bankruptcy figures

  118. news

    20 Jan 2017 14:45

    Finance trilateral meeting

    UK Government must give greater clarity about budgets

  119. news

    18 Jan 2017 11:29

    GDP statistics

    Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown, comments on GDP statistics.

  120. news

    18 Jan 2017 09:30

    Scottish economy grows 0.2%

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  121. news

    5 Jan 2017 00:01

    Support for cities

    City Region Deals boosting jobs and local economies.

  122. news

    27 Dec 2016 15:14

    Huge progress on Scotland's biggest project

    A year in the life of building the Queensferry Crossing

  123. news

    17 Dec 2016 00:01

    Investment In Scotland's Trunk Roads To Soar

  124. speech / ministerial statement

    15 Dec 2016

    Draft Budget 2017-2018: parliamentary statement by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay

    Parliamentary statement by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay MSP upon the publication of the Draft Budget 2017-2018.

  125. news

    14 Dec 2016 11:00

    Social enterprises 'will drive inclusive growth'

    Strategy to boost economy.

  126. news

    14 Dec 2016 09:30

    Council Tax Reduction for around half a million households in Scotland

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  127. news

    11 Dec 2016 00:01

    Clarity sought over Jobcentre Plus closures

    Employability Minister requests further information from UK Government.

  128. speech / ministerial statement

    30 Nov 2016

    Autumn Statement 2016: response from Scotland's Finance Secretary

    Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay MSP responds to the UK Chancellor's Autumn 2016 Statement.

  129. speech / ministerial statement

    24 Nov 2016

    Supporting and strengthening our island communities

    Minister for Transport and the Islands Humza Yousaf MSP delivers a speech about proper representation of Scotland's island communities.

  130. news

    23 Nov 2016 13:43

    New employment support powers

    First contract under newly devolved powers.

  131. news

    21 Nov 2016 12:45

    Backing for city deal

    UK Government should commit to City Region Deals.

  132. news

    21 Nov 2016 11:30

    £250m Aberdeen City Region Deal.

    Signing completes agreement.

  133. news

    20 Nov 2016 00:01

    Increased investment 'essential'

    Finance Secretary calls for growth in wake of Brexit.

  134. news

    13 Nov 2016 00:01

    Scotland must remain in EU single market

    Keith Brown calls for parliamentary consensus over single market membership.

  135. news

    2 Nov 2016 20:00

    Clarity on quotas

    Stability over quota allocations for fisheries industry.

  136. news

    2 Nov 2016 14:40

    EU funds guaranteed

    Certainty for over £700m of farming, fishing and structural funds projects

  137. news

    31 Oct 2016 09:41

    Support for apprenticeships

    Industry endorsement for 30,000 Modern Apprenticeship target.

  138. news

    31 Oct 2016 09:30

    Council Tax Base up 1.5% in 2016

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  139. news

    28 Oct 2016 09:30

    Migrants vital to economy

    Workers contributing to Scotland's financial growth.

  140. minutes

    26 Oct 2016

    National Economic Forum: October 2016

    Programme and supporting documents for the 17th National Economic Forum meeting that took place on 26 October 2016.

  141. news

    25 Oct 2016 09:30

    Scottish farm census

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  142. report

    25 Oct 2016

    Enterprise and Skills Review: report on Phase 1

    Outlines Scottish Ministers' decisions to achieve stronger governance across a coherent enterprise and skills system.

  143. news

    24 Oct 2016 16:41

    Finance Ministers' Quadrilateral

    Devolved administrations meet the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

  144. news

    24 Oct 2016 00:01

    Business boost

    European funding for small and medium-sized enterprise.

  145. news

    19 Oct 2016 09:30

    Fall in Scottish unemployment

    Latest statistics show encouraging signs for labour market.

  146. report

    14 Oct 2016

    Council of Economic Advisers: annual report 2015-2016

    An overview of how the Council operates, and the areas they focused on from 2015 to 2016.

  147. news

    7 Oct 2016 10:00

    Scotland gets low-carbon cosy

    More renewable heat than ever before.

  148. publication

    30 Sep 2016

    The Scottish Government Consolidated Accounts 2015 to 2016

    Annual report of consolidated financial results of the Scottish Government, its executive agencies and the Crown Office, prepared in accordance with IFRS.

  149. publication

    30 Sep 2016

    The Scottish Consolidated Fund Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2016

    The audited annual financial statements of the Scottish Consolidated Fund for the financial year 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

  150. speech / ministerial statement

    27 Sep 2016

    Institute of Directors annual convention 2016: First Minister's speech

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP delivers a speech to the Institute of Directors concerning Scotland's outlook following the EU referendum.

  151. publication

    22 Sep 2016

    Autumn Budget Revision 2016-17 supporting document

    Budget revisions set out in the Budget Bill 2016-17.

  152. publication

    6 Sep 2016

    A Plan For Scotland: The Scottish Government's Programme For Scotland 2016-2017

    The Scottish Government's Programme for Government 2016 to 2017 sets out the actions we will take in the forthcoming year and beyond.

  153. consultation paper

    15 Jul 2016

    Enterprise and Skills Review: call for evidence

    Call for evidence for the ‘end-to-end’ review of enterprise and skills services announced by First Minister on 25 May.