United Kingdom Exports  1955-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Exports of goods and services from the United Kingdom declined by 0.7 percent to £49.39 billion in June 2017 from £49.73 billion in May, as a decrease of 2.8 percent in sales of goods offset a 2.1 percent gain in exports of services. Among major trading partners, exports of goods to non-EU countries slumped 7.9 percent, dragged by lower sales to the US (-20 percent), China (-18.6 percent), South Korea (-38.9 percent), Hong Kong (-7.5 percent) and Japan (-15.4 percent). By contrast, sales of goods to the EU advanced by 2.7 percent, mainly to Germany (5.3 percent), France (3.4 percent), the Netherlands (12.5 percent) and Italy (7.2 percent). Exports in the United Kingdom averaged 22943.12 GBP Million from 1955 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 50012 GBP Million in March 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 -4564.00 -2516.00 2946.00 -6058.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 49388.00 49726.00 50012.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
Imports 53952.00 52242.00 53952.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -16895.00 -12088.00 2657.00 -26298.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -4.30 2.60 -4.70 percent [+]
External Debt 6046609.00 6085392.00 6428718.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.00 99.90 107.60 80.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 11270.00 51392.00 51392.00 -10498.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5114.00 110946.00 110946.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.29 310.29 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 945.00 944.00 2821.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.08 5.61 5.68 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2160.00 2050.00 2714.00 126.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3510.00 3520.00 3800.00 540.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 1393.00 1139.00 6069.00 744.00 USD Million [+]

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United Kingdom Exports Notes

UK's trade is measured through both imports and exports of goods and services. In 2016, exports of goods accounted for 56 percent of total exports, mainly mechanical machinery (14 percent), cars (10 percent), electrical machinery (8 percent), medicinal and pharmaceutical products (8 percent), aircraft (5 percent) and other miscellaneous manufactures (5 percent). Main goods export partners were: the United States (16 percent), Germany (11 percent), France, the Netherlands and Ireland (6 percent each) and China (5 percent). Services accounted for 44 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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49388.00 49726.00 50012.00 962.00 1955 - 2017 GBP Million Monthly