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Rural recovery 'well under way'
7:00pm Saturday 21st December 2013 in News
THE rural economy is firmly in recovery as growth has spread from non-farming businesses to the farming sector, according to the latest Rural Economy Index.
The index, which is a barometer of businesses in the countryside, has shown continued improvement for the rural economy during the third quarter of 2013.
Country, Land and Business Association president Henry Robinson said: “Rural areas were last to enter the recession so it is good news that recovery in the rural economy is now firmly rooted.”
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