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

Exports of goods and services from the UK increased 2 percent to an all-time high of GBP 54.38 billion in July from GBP 53.33 billion in the previous month, due to higher sales of goods (2.8 percent), in particular fuels (20.5 percent), material manufactures (2.6 percent), and food & live animals (1.4 percent). Exports of services advanced 0.9 percent. Among major trading partners, exports of goods to the EU went up 2.1 percent, as sales increased mainly to Germany (2.9 percent), the Netherlands (9.9 percent), Ireland (8 percent), Belgium (6 percent), Spain (4.1 percent) and Italy (4.5 percent); while there was a decline in exports to France (-3.4 percent). Also, sales to non-EU countries jumped 3.5 percent, namely to the US (4.8 percent), China (1.7 percent), Switzerland (22.2 percent), South Korea (85.5 percent), Hong Kong (34.2 percent). Exports were lower for the UAE (-11.5 percent) and Canada (-25.5 percent). Exports in the United Kingdom averaged 23857.81 GBP Million from 1955 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 54378 GBP Million in July of 2018 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 -111.00 -942.00 2946.00 -5749.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 54378.00 53334.00 54378.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
Imports 54489.00 54276.00 54489.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -17720.00 -19537.00 2654.00 -32163.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.10 -5.80 2.60 -5.80 percent [+]
External Debt 6412914.00 6385526.00 6428718.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.80 101.60 107.60 80.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 3074.00 24382.00 42878.00 -15043.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -3896.00 8667.00 82539.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.30 310.30 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 914.00 1023.00 2821.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.10 5.08 5.68 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 1778.00 1208.00 3014.00 126.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2978.00 2365.00 4043.00 540.00 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54378.00 53334.00 54378.00 962.00 1955 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly




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