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

Exports from the United Kingdom rose 1.1 percent month-over-month to GBP 55.07 billion in August of 2018, mostly due to higher sales of goods (1.4 percent), namely miscellaneous manufactures (5.9 percent), fuels (4.4 percent), food and live animals (3.2 percent), machinery and transport equipment (2.4 percent) and beverages and tobacco (2.3 percent). Meanwhile, sales dropped for animal and vegetable oils (-9.3 percent), crude materials (-4.4 percent), chemicals (-3.4 percent), unspecified goods (-8.5 percent) and material manufactures (-1.3 percent). Among trading partners, exports of goods to non-EU countries increased 1.7 percent and to the EU rose 1.1 percent. Exports in the United Kingdom averaged 23932.77 GBP Million from 1955 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 55075 GBP Million in August 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 -1274.00 -572.00 2946.00 -5749.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 55075.00 54449.00 55075.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
Imports 56349.00 55021.00 56349.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -20317.00 -15692.00 2654.00 -32163.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.10 -5.80 2.60 -5.80 percent [+]
External Debt 6382913.00 6412914.00 6428718.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.80 101.60 107.60 80.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 13843.00 3074.00 42878.00 -15043.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 22199.00 -3896.00 82539.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.30 310.30 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 910.00 914.00 2821.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.10 5.08 5.68 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2008.00 2013.00 3014.00 126.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3234.00 3469.00 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55075.00 54449.00 55075.00 962.00 1955 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly




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