The definition of the sectors used in this report are as follows:


Exporters and local services are defined as:

Exporters: Production, information and communications, finance, manufactuing

Local services: Construction, business services, other private services, public admin, distribution

The cities located in the Greater South East and elsewhere in Great Britain are as follows:


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