The UK goods trade deficit widened to GBP 9.14 billion in July 2019 from an upwardly revised GBP 8.92 billion in the previous month and below market expectations of a GBP 9.6 billion shortfall. Shipments rose 3.5 percent to GBP 31.1 billion and purchases advanced 3.3 percent to GBP 40.2 billion. Goods Trade Balance in the United Kingdom averaged -3451.41 GBP Million from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 775 GBP Million in January of 1981 and a record low of -15897 GBP Million in February of 2019.

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United Kingdom Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -219.00 -132.00 2946.00 -7026.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -30045.00 -23707.00 2654.00 -32163.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.90 -3.30 2.60 -5.20 percent [+]
Imports 55300.00 53845.00 62200.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 55081.00 53713.00 55669.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
External Debt 6432146.00 6621492.00 6621492.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Capital Flows 16784.00 34972.00 40569.00 -15043.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -15010.00 15947.00 82539.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.29 310.30 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 1050.00 1019.00 2821.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.61 5.10 5.68 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2060.00 1600.00 3014.00 126.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3280.00 3070.00 4043.00 540.00 Thousand [+]
Goods Trade Balance -9144.00 -8920.00 775.00 -15897.00 GBP Million [+]
Weapons Sales 741.00 1235.00 5966.00 741.00 USD Million [+]

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United Kingdom Goods Trade Balance

In the UK, goods trade balance is equal to goods exports less goods imports. This page provides - United Kingdom Goods Trade Balance- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Goods Trade Balance - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9144.00 -8920.00 775.00 -15897.00 1970 - 2019 GBP Million Monthly
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United Kingdom -9144.00 Jul/19
United States -72456.00 Jul/19


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