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

Exports of goods and services from the United Kingdom increased by 2.2 percent to an all-time high of GBP 51.58 billion in September 2017 from GBP 50.49 billion in August. Exports of goods jumped 4.5 percent mainly due to higher sales of unspecified goods (including non-monetary gold) while exports of services fell 0.8 percent. Among major trading partners, exports of goods to the EU grew 1.2 percent, as sales increased mainly to France (7.3 percent), the Netherlands (5.0 percent), Spain (4.4 percent), Italy (1.3 percent) and Germany (1.0 percent) while exports fell to Belgium & Luxembourg (-3.2 percent) and Ireland (-3.1 percent). Also, exports of goods to non-EU countries climbed 7.9 percent, namely to Hong Kong (57.4 percent), Switzerland (50.6 percent), China (32.4 percent) and Japan (7.6 percent), while exports to the US dropped 1.7 percent. Exports in the United Kingdom averaged 23189.62 GBP Million from 1955 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 51581 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 -2754.00 -3455.00 2946.00 -6345.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 51581.00 50487.00 51581.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
Imports 54335.00 53942.00 54442.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -23182.00 -22256.00 2657.00 -33681.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -4.30 2.60 -4.70 percent [+]
External Debt 6138780.00 6046609.00 6428718.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.60 101.60 107.60 80.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 11099.00 16416.00 42878.00 -15043.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 7430.00 13118.00 89855.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.29 310.29 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 941.00 931.00 2821.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.08 5.61 5.68 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2800.00 2750.00 2800.00 126.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3940.00 4020.00 4020.00 540.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 1393.00 1139.00 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 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51581.00 50487.00 51581.00 962.00 1955 - 2017 GBP Million Monthly