Exports from the UK fell 19.3 percent from a month earlier to GBP 37.71 billion in April of 2020, the lowest since August of 2010, due to a 14.9 percent drop in goods and a 24.4 percent decline in services. Within goods, sales were down for machinery & transport equipment (-27.1 percent); fuels (-15.9 percent); miscellaneous manufactures (-19.6 percent) and material manufacturers (-4.7 percent). Goods shipments declined to both EU countries (-10.4 percent) and non-EU countries (-18.5 percent).

Exports in the United Kingdom averaged 25625.27 GBP Million from 1955 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 63181 GBP Million in December of 2019 and a record low of 962 GBP Million in June of 1955. This page provides - United Kingdom Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Exports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Office for National Statistics

Exports in the United Kingdom is expected to be 44200.00 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 52750.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Exports is projected to trend around 54700.00 GBP Million in 2021 and 57700.00 GBP Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
37712.00 46718.00 63181.00 962.00 1955 - 2020 GBP Million Monthly


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UK Exports Fall to Lowest Since 2010
Exports from the UK fell 19.3 percent from a month earlier to GBP 37.71 billion in April of 2020, the lowest since August of 2010, due to a 14.9 percent drop in goods and a 24.4 percent decline in services. Within goods, sales were down for machinery & transport equipment (-27.1 percent); fuels (-15.9 percent); miscellaneous manufactures (-19.6 percent) and material manufacturers (-4.7 percent). Goods shipments declined to both EU countries (-10.4 percent) and non-EU countries (-18.5 percent).
2020-06-12
UK Exports Fall 5.8% to 9-Month Low in February
Exports from the United Kingdom tumbled 5.8 percent from a month earlier to GBP 56.06 billion in February 2020, the lowest level since last June, due to a 10.8 percent plunge in goods shipments and a 0.1 percent decline in service exports. Within goods, sales were down for food & live animals (-4.3 percent), fuels (-10.1 percent), chemicals (-9.2 percent), material manufactures (-4.1 percent), and machinery & transport equipment (-3.4 percent).
2020-04-09
UK Exports Hit Record High in December
Exports of goods and services from the UK surged 10.2 percent to an all-time high of GBP 64.35 billion in December 2019. Goods shipments surged 17.4 percent to a record on the back of sales of precious metals (40.6 percent) and organic chemicals (53 percent). Conversely, declines were recorded in sales of mechanical appliances, motor vehicles, mineral fuels, electronic equipment and pharmaceutical products. Exports to the EU jumped 10.6 percent led by sales to Germany (9.3 percent), the Netherlands (5.3 percent), France (13.0 percent), Ireland (13.9 percent), Belgium (16.2 percent), Spain (15.2 percent) and Italy (5.3 percent). Exports to non-EU countries surged 22 percent despite a 4.2 percent decline in sales to the US. Exports rose to China (62.6 percent), Switzerland (53.7 percent), the UAE (73.2 percent) and Turkey (60.1 percent).
2020-02-11
UK Exports Hit All-Time High in November
Exports of goods and services from the UK increased 1.1 percent from a month earlier to an all-time high of GBP 59.84 billion in November 2019. Goods shipments rose 2.2 percent, boosted by sales of unspecified goods including non-monetary gold (614.5 percent), and fuels (12.5 percent). By contrast, there were declines in exports of chemicals (-11.5 percent), material manufactures (-8.9 percent), machinery & transport equipment (-6.6 percent), and miscellaneous manufactures (-8.6 percent). Meanwhile, services exports fell 0.2 percent. Exports to countries outside the EU jumped 13.9 percent, supported by sales to China (66.2 percent), Switzerland (80.6 percent), Turkey (39.1 percent), and Singapore (4.6 percent). Still, exports were lower to the US (-12.0 percent), Hong Kong (-6.0 percent) and Japan (-7.7 percent). Exports to the EU dropped 10.9 percent, led by Germany (-8.1 percent), the Netherlands (-8.0 percent), France (-10.6 percent), and Ireland (-16.9 percent).
2020-01-13

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.
United Kingdom Exports by Country Last Previous
European Union 13860.00 13964.00 GBP Million Feb/20
United Kingdom Exports by Category Last Previous
Non-eu 14244.89 15667.51 GBP Million Apr/20
Pharmaceutical Products 1787.13 1547.09 GBP Million Apr/20
Oil 1436.00 2648.00 GBP Million Apr/20
Extra EU - Pharmaceutical Products 1095.51 944.99 GBP Million Apr/20
Organic Chemicals 1004.76 705.66 GBP Million Apr/20
Crude Oil 896.00 798.00 GBP Million Apr/20
Plastics & Plastic Products 721.77 697.78 GBP Million Apr/20
Intra EU - Pharmaceutical Products 691.62 853.36 GBP Million Apr/20
Aircraft, Spacecraft & Related Parts 587.83 871.01 GBP Million Apr/20
Oil Excluding Crude Oil 540.00 992.00 GBP Million Apr/20
Extra EU - Organic Chemicals 518.58 571.10 GBP Million Apr/20
Intra EU - Plastics & Plastic Products 487.43 613.08 GBP Million Apr/20
Intra EU - Organic Chemicals 486.18 321.72 GBP Million Apr/20
Miscellaneous Chemical Products 483.99 541.39 GBP Million Apr/20
Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 408.10 586.45 GBP Million Apr/20
Articles of Iron & Steel 298.26 365.90 GBP Million Apr/20
Essential Oils & Resinoids Prepared 292.96 359.70 GBP Million Apr/20
Extra EU - Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 247.39 365.68 GBP Million Apr/20
Extra EU - Plastics & Plastic Products 234.33 261.29 GBP Million Apr/20
Miscellaneous Edible Prepared 187.15 207.12 GBP Million Apr/20

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