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Hammond: medium term focus on improving productivity, reports Reuters.

Market News | Sun Jun 18, 2017 | 5:51am EDT

LONDON, June 18 British finance minister Philip Hammond said his medium term focus would be to improve productivity.

He said there were three ways to increase spending on public services: raising taxes, borrowing more or improving productivity. (Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Guy Faulconbridge.)