Exports of goods and services from the UK increased 0.9 percent from a month earlier to GBP 55.49 billion in August 2019, following a 3.0 percent jump in July. Exports of services rose 2.6 percent, while sales of goods fell 0.5 percent, dragged by fuels (-15.4 percent), chemicals (-8.9 percent) and crude materials (-1.9 percent). Meanwhile, increases were seen in exports of food (4.6 percent), machinery & transport equipment (2.3 percent), material manufactures (5.0 percent) and miscellaneous manufactures (5.5 percent). Among major trading partners, goods exports to the EU dropped 2.1 percent, in particular to Germany (-1.8 percent), Ireland (-1.4 percent), Italy (-5 percent) and Poland (-4.8 percent). Exports to non-EU countries went up 0.9 percent, mostly to China (13.1 percent), Switzerland (35.4 percent), Hong Kong (12 percent), Singapore (5.9 percent) and Canada (23.2 percent). Exports in the United Kingdom averaged 25055.23 GBP Million from 1955 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 56206 GBP Million in March of 2019 and a record low of 962 GBP Million in June of 1955.

Exports in the United Kingdom is expected to be 55500.00 GBP Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in the United Kingdom to stand at 56450.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Exports is projected to trend around 57700.00 GBP Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1546.00 -1681.00 2946.00 -7646.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -25200.00 -33082.00 2668.00 -33082.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.90 -3.30 2.60 -5.20 percent [+]
Imports 57040.00 56685.00 63735.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 55494.00 55004.00 56206.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
External Debt 6692718.00 6557869.00 6692718.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Capital Flows 20873.00 15128.00 40826.00 -12724.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 25425.00 -15136.00 92093.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.29 310.30 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 993.00 1050.00 2821.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.61 5.10 5.68 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2340.00 2060.00 3014.00 126.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3530.00 3280.00 4043.00 540.00 Thousand [+]
Goods Trade Balance -9806.00 -9625.00 775.00 -16265.00 GBP Million [+]
Weapons Sales 741.00 1235.00 5966.00 741.00 USD Million [+]

United Kingdom Exports by Country Last Previous
European Union 13943.00 13769.00 GBP Million Jul/19
United Kingdom Exports by Category Last Previous
Non-eu 16191.73 16413.89 GBP Million Jul/19
Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Mach. & Rel 4876.96 4618.01 GBP Million Jul/19
Vehicles Not Railway, Tram, Parts & Ac 3597.78 3260.06 GBP Million Jul/19
Extra EU - Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, 3114.64 2868.45 GBP Million Jul/19
Oil 2629.00 2554.00 GBP Million Jul/19
Mineral Fuels & Oils & Distillation Pr 2514.57 2230.38 GBP Million Jul/19
Extra EU - Vehicles Not Railway & Tram 2120.61 1659.66 GBP Million Jul/19
Electrical Machinery & Equipment & Rel 1864.37 1827.12 GBP Million Jul/19
Pearls, Precious Stones & Metals & Coi 1845.29 3079.19 GBP Million Jul/19
Pharmaceutical Products 1772.29 1704.26 GBP Million Jul/19
Intra EU - Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, 1762.32 1749.56 GBP Million Jul/19
Intra EU - Mineral Fuels & Oils & Dist 1634.93 1432.08 GBP Million Jul/19
Crude Oil 1533.00 1507.00 GBP Million Jul/19
Intra EU - Vehicles Not Railway, Tram 1477.17 1600.40 GBP Million Jul/19
Extra EU - Pearls, Precious Stones & M 1303.15 2794.99 GBP Million Jul/19
Optical, Photo & Cinema Graphics & Rel 1283.30 1306.32 GBP Million Jul/19
Organic Chemicals 1097.51 799.21 GBP Million Jul/19
Oil Excluding Crude Oil 1096.00 1047.00 GBP Million Jul/19
Extra EU - Pharmaceutical Products 1043.77 1032.41 GBP Million Jul/19
Aircraft, Spacecraft & Related Parts 976.74 1249.45 GBP Million Jul/19

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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 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55494.00 55004.00 56206.00 962.00 1955 - 2019 GBP Million Monthly




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