United Kingdom Exports  1955-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Exports of goods and services from the UK went up 2.2 percent to GBP 52.9 billion in March 2018 from GBP 51.8 billion in the previous month, due to higher sales of goods (4.4 percent), mainly fuels and manufactured goods. Exports of services, however, dropped 0.4 percent. Among major trading partners, exports of goods to the EU advanced 4.9 percent, as sales increased mainly to France (6 percent), Ireland (8.7 percent), Italy (5.1 percent) and Spain (11.1 percent). Also, sales to non-EU countries grew 4 percent, namely to the US (7.1 percent), Hong Kong (8.7 percent), Switzerland (22.9 percent) and South Korea (65.2 percent). Exports in the United Kingdom averaged 23608.44 GBP Million from 1955 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 53880 GBP Million in September of 2017 and a record low of 962 GBP Million in June of 1955.

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United Kingdom Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3091.00 -1176.00 2946.00 -6225.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 52934.00 51795.00 53880.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
Imports 56025.00 52971.00 56025.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -18443.00 -19173.00 2654.00 -33681.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.10 -5.80 2.60 -5.80 percent [+]
External Debt 6385526.00 6218711.00 6428718.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.60 101.50 107.60 80.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 24382.00 10929.00 42878.00 -15043.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 8667.00 8172.00 82539.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.30 310.29 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 1027.00 739.00 2821.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.10 5.08 5.68 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 1560.00 1790.00 2938.00 126.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2590.00 3050.00 4020.00 540.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 1214.00 1365.00 6069.00 744.00 USD Million [+]

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United Kingdom Exports

UK's trade is measured through both imports and exports of goods and services. In 2017, exports of goods accounted for 55 percent of total exports, mainly: mechanical machinery (14 percent of total exports); cars (10 percent); electrical machinery (8 percent); medicinal and pharmaceutical products (8 percent); crude oil (6 percent); aircraft (5 percent); other miscellaneous manufactures (5 percent); scientific and photographic (4 percent); and refined oil (3 percent). Main goods export partners were: the United States (14 percent of total exports); Germany (11 percent); France (8 percent); the Netherlands and Ireland (6 percent each); China (5 percent); Belgium & Luxembourg (4 percent); and Italy and Spain (3 percent each). Services accounted for 45 percent of total exports, mainly professional, scientific and technical activities; followed by the information and communication services. This page provides - United Kingdom Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52934.00 51795.00 53880.00 962.00 1955 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly




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