Insight and Intelligence Projects

The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce produces a range of publications offering expert analysis and commentary on the city-region’s economy, offering businesses and stakeholders detailed insight into the views and experiences of local firms.

The Chamber’s reports depict key trends across major economic indicators, such as investment, jobs growth, and business confidence. As well as this, publications include valuable information for any business looking to start, grow, move or invest in Greater Birmingham.

Quarterly Business Report

The Quarterly Business Report offers an up-to-date snapshot of the performance of the region’s business community. Sponsored by Birmingham City University, the Quarterly Business Report is the most comprehensive report of its kind in the city-region.

Underpinning the report is data gathered from quarterly surveys on key economic indicators, including business confidence, exports, investment intentions, and recruitment difficulties.

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Birmingham Economic Review

Produced in partnership with the University of Birmingham’s City-Region Economic Development Institute, the Birmingham Economic Review provides expert insight and analysis into the opportunities and challenges facing Birmingham. The Review covers topics such as economic geography, population, skills, assets, and key sectors within the city.

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West Midlands Quarterly Economic Snapshot

The West Midlands Quarterly Economic Snapshot offers an informed analysis of the performance of the West Midlands business community. The Snapshot summarises the data collected from the quarterly economic surveys conducted by the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, and the Black Country Chamber of Commerce.

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Solihull Economic Snapshot

Produced with contributions from key local and regional stakeholders, the Solihull Economic Snapshot provides an introduction to and a snapshot of the sub-regional economy of the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull.

Sponsored by Prime Accountants, the report shares insight on the local population and business environment, and is designed to support business decision making regarding investment and opportunities within Solihull.

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