Imports to the UK tumbled 26.2 percent from a month earlier to GBP 37.41 billion in April of 2020, its lowest since January of 2010, on the back of a 21.9 percent fall in purchases of goods and a 37.6 percent in those of services. Goods imports declined mainly for machinery & transport equipment (27.7 percent); food & live animals (-0.9 percent); miscellaneous manufactures (-18 percent); material manufacturers (-13.6 percent) and fuels (-43.8 percent). Imports of goods slumped 23.7 percent from countries outside the EU and those from the EU declined 20.2 percent.
Imports in the United Kingdom averaged 26860.35 GBP Million from 1955 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 65381 GBP Million in March of 2019 and a record low of 1031 GBP Million in June of 1955. This page provides - United Kingdom Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Imports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Office for National Statistics
Imports in the United Kingdom is expected to be 41400.00 GBP Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in the United Kingdom to stand at 45900.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Imports is projected to trend around 49500.00 GBP Million in 2021 and 52500.00 GBP Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.