In a speech, Carney said: "The incoming data have given me greater confidence that the softness of United Kingdom activity in the first quarter was largely due to the weather, not the economic climate".
He says this has been strengthened by a number of household spending and sentiment indicators which "have bounced back strongly from what increasingly appears to have been erratic weakness in Q1".
Carney said recent data had given him "greater confidence" that weak first-quarter growth "was largely due to the weather". In fact, Mr. Carney said it would be an "unalloyed, unadulterated absolute good".
The pound edged up 0.2% against the dollar to $1.3254 following his remarks.
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted by a majority of 6-3 to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5% at its latest meeting last month.
Mr Carney was among the six MPC members voting to keep rates on hold at 0.50%.
Mr. Carney said a Bank of England analysis suggests that raising average tariffs between the US and its major trading partners by 10 percentage points could cost the USA 2.5% of gross domestic product over three years.
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Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police
UPDATE: We can confirm that during the initial encounter the suspect fired a shot out of the residence and officers returned fire. Roughly six hours after tweeting that SWAT had arrived, officers entered the home and declared the suspect dead at the scene.
South African organization apologizes for auctioning a night in Mandela’s cell
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Carney also warned of the potential costs of a trade war in a speech delivered a week before U.S. President Donald Trump is due to visit Britain.
Mr Carney cited evidence from the IHS Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI), which suggested that global export orders and manufacturing output have fallen back from highs at the start of the year.
However, German chancellor Angela Merkel today raised hopes that a confrontation between the European Union and the USA can be avoided, saying that she backed cutting tariffs on American imports, although the European Union would be limited by having to cut tariffs on imports from other countries as well.
Ahead of the match against Sweden, the Bank of England governor sported a Three Lions badge on his suit lapel at a business event in the northern city of Newcastle on Thursday. "Everything would be good", he replied.
And in tribute to England's coach Gareth Southgate, whose dapper dress sense has boosted sales at retailer Marks & Spencer, he added: "I will get my waistcoat this afternoon".
"This is a pleasure to watch right now, so we are all behind them", he said.