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Brexit trade frictions have also been cited as a factor pushing down business confidence in Scotland.
Scottish businesses are less optimistic than elsewhere in the UK, according to the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) Business Confidence Monitor, released this morning.
Trading frictions due to Brexit may be a factor impeding growth here.