This page displays a table with United Kingdom Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



United Kingdom Imports By Category Value Year
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $82.40B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $79.66B 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $70.27B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $62.36B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $61.76B 2021
Pharmaceutical products $26.95B 2021
Plastics $21.03B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $18.52B 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $14.17B 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $13.12B 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $11.98B 2021
Organic chemicals $11.74B 2021
Articles of iron or steel $10.54B 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $10.22B 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $9.02B 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $8.88B 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $8.23B 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $8.23B 2021
Iron and steel $7.33B 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $7.01B 2021
Rubbers $6.42B 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $6.40B 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $6.28B 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $6.26B 2021
Aluminum $5.24B 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $5.18B 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $5.10B 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $4.76B 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $4.27B 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $4.25B 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $3.68B 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $3.66B 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $3.62B 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $3.61B 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $3.14B 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $3.04B 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $3.04B 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $2.97B 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $2.96B 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $2.95B 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $2.94B 2021
Ores slag and ash $2.75B 2021
Glass and glassware $2.63B 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $2.47B 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $2.45B 2021
Copper $2.32B 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $2.28B 2021
Ceramic products $2.21B 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $2.09B 2021
Cereals $2.05B 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $2.01B 2021
Clocks and watches $2.01B 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $1.87B 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $1.85B 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $1.73B 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $1.67B 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $1.65B 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $1.46B 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $1.41B 2021
Fertilizers $1.28B 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $1.27B 2021
Nickel $1.13B 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $1.05B 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $993.35M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $927.00M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $837.75M 2021
Manmade filaments $805.29M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $788.33M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $683.41M 2021
Live animals $615.51M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $595.69M 2021
Lead $562.40M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $559.13M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $528.79M 2021
Headgear and $515.66M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $436.97M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $433.65M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $411.05M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $364.75M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $354.41M 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $334.78M 2021
Zinc $322.43M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $317.26M 2021
Cotton $282.03M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $269.63M 2021
Products of animal origin $251.45M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $222.27M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $174.78M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $162.66M 2021
Tin $151.01M 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $143.66M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $133.17M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $103.81M 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $49.45M 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $47.24M 2021
Cork and articles of cork $38.96M 2021
Silk $24.71M 2021




united kingdom Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -7793.00 -11387.00 8131.00 -11938.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -51700.00 -7300.00 2817.00 -51700.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.60 -2.50 2.70 -5.30 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 68844.00 69995.00 70273.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 61051.00 58608.00 63845.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
External Debt 7317114.00 7344995.00 7391593.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Capital Flows 29124.00 12283.00 38956.00 -15384.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -2198.00 -10541.00 92093.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.29 310.29 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 768.00 768.00 2747.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Goods Trade Balance Non-EU -10194.00 -12290.00 4267.00 -13524.00 GBP Million [+]
Goods Trade Balance -19362.00 -22847.00 775.00 -23625.00 GBP Million [+]
Auto Exports 46460.00 54028.00 136305.00 152.00 Units [+]
Terrorism Index 4.77 5.17 6.06 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2110.00 1660.00 3521.00 61.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2730.00 2150.00 4344.00 65.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 429.00 907.00 5959.00 429.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]



United Kingdom Imports by Category Last Previous
Non-eu 28486.13 27244.13 GBP Million Jul/22
Oil 5709.00 6172.00 GBP Million Jul/22
Crude Oil 2686.00 3310.00 GBP Million Jul/22
Pharmaceutical Products 2049.12 2103.50 GBP Million Jul/22
Plastics & Plastic Products 1552.27 1662.29 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Pharmaceutical Products 1409.15 1459.61 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Plastics & Plastic Products 1032.20 1072.81 GBP Million Jul/22
Organic Chemicals 842.19 1026.08 GBP Million Jul/22
Articles of Iron & Steel 837.71 864.03 GBP Million Jul/22
Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 770.15 806.15 GBP Million Jul/22
Paper & Paperboard & Related Articles 678.40 661.72 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Pharmaceutical Products 639.97 643.89 GBP Million Jul/22
Wood & Related Articles 637.28 689.91 GBP Million Jul/22
Miscellaneous Chemical Products 615.94 587.42 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 576.50 618.27 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Organic Chemicals 540.74 688.88 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Plastics & Plastic Products 520.06 589.48 GBP Million Jul/22
Aluminium & Related Articles 497.07 528.47 GBP Million Jul/22
Aircraft, Spacecraft & Related Parts 493.69 575.60 GBP Million Jul/22
Essential Oils & Resinoids Prepared 445.40 451.08 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Articles of Iron & Steel 436.21 441.99 GBP Million Jul/22
Edible Fruit & Nuts 406.70 440.05 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Articles of Iron & Steel 401.50 422.04 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Iron & Steel 401.09 387.94 GBP Million Jul/22
Rubber & Related Articles 399.59 404.24 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Wood & Related Articles 398.90 452.88 GBP Million Jul/22
Meat & Edible Meat Offal 396.62 406.14 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Meat & Edible Meat Offal 337.31 341.84 GBP Million Jul/22
Dairy, Natural Honey & Edible Prds. Nie 328.80 315.27 GBP Million Jul/22
Inorganic Chemicals 303.82 350.13 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Organic Chemicals 301.45 337.21 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Aluminium & Related Articles 297.66 329.83 GBP Million Jul/22
Miscellaneous Edible Prepared 290.96 305.50 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Edible Fruit & Nuts 257.33 263.91 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Miscellaneous Edible Prepar 242.14 255.09 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Wood & Related Articles 238.38 237.03 GBP Million Jul/22
Miscellaneous Articles of Base Metal 211.83 218.65 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Rubber & Related Articles 209.61 202.16 GBP Million Jul/22
Fertilizers 207.92 186.41 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Aluminium & Related Articles 199.41 198.65 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Inorganic Chemicals 195.87 170.38 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 193.65 187.88 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Rubber & Related Articles 189.97 202.08 GBP Million Jul/22
Cocoa & Cocoa Prepared 187.96 214.13 GBP Million Jul/22
Ceramic Products 181.34 194.92 GBP Million Jul/22
Glass & Glassware 177.10 196.93 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Cocoa & Cocoa Prepared 164.57 189.96 GBP Million Jul/22
Ores, Slag & Ash 160.42 240.74 GBP Million Jul/22
Clocks, Watches & Related Parts 153.76 144.07 GBP Million Jul/22
Cereals 153.44 179.78 GBP Million Jul/22
Copper & Related Articles 151.28 170.77 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Edible Fruit & Nuts 149.37 176.14 GBP Million Jul/22
Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 148.06 140.93 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Fertilizers 147.21 118.97 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Ores, Slag & Ash 114.00 194.76 GBP Million Jul/22
Sugars & Sugar Confectionery 112.65 106.41 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Ceramic Products 111.55 117.10 GBP Million Jul/22
Nickel & Related Articles 110.73 114.29 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Copper & Related Articles 109.73 124.53 GBP Million Jul/22
Salt, Sulphur, Earths & Stone 109.52 117.69 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Glass & Glassware 108.05 106.51 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Inorganic Chemicals 107.95 179.75 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 102.69 101.31 GBP Million Jul/22
Live Animals 90.13 106.96 GBP Million Jul/22
Live Trees & Plants 87.56 105.77 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Live Animals 84.65 96.83 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Cereals 78.35 76.71 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Cereals 75.08 103.07 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Sugars & Sugar Confectionery 74.24 80.09 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Salt, Sulphur, Earths & Sto 73.54 76.89 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Nickel & Related Articles 70.71 72.00 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Live Trees & Plants 69.90 87.53 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Ceramic Products 69.79 77.82 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Glass & Glassware 69.05 90.43 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Fertilizers 60.71 67.44 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Meat & Edible Meat Offal 59.31 64.30 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Tools & Cutlery of Base Met 55.80 57.44 GBP Million Jul/22
Man-made Filaments 54.23 56.48 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Miscellaneous Edible Prepar 48.82 50.42 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Ores, Slag & Ash 46.42 45.98 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 45.37 39.62 GBP Million Jul/22
Milling Industry Products 42.32 42.29 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Copper & Related Articles 41.54 46.23 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Nickel & Related Articles 40.02 42.29 GBP Million Jul/22
Ships, Boats & Floating Structures 39.90 138.67 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Sugars & Sugar Confectionery 38.41 26.32 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Milling Industry Products 37.36 37.78 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Salt, Sulphur, Earths & Sto 35.99 40.80 GBP Million Jul/22
Headgear & Related Articles 35.08 35.09 GBP Million Jul/22
Man-made Staple Fibres 35.03 38.33 GBP Million Jul/22
Lead & Related Articles 32.93 36.43 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Man-made Filaments 31.73 34.49 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Lead & Related Articles 30.47 29.72 GBP Million Jul/22
Wool, Fine & Coarse Animal Hair 25.65 34.59 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Headgear & Related Articles 24.54 23.98 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Cocoa & Cocoa Prepared 23.39 24.17 GBP Million Jul/22
Cotton 22.93 21.50 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Man-made Filaments 22.49 21.99 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Man-made Staple Fibres 20.95 22.19 GBP Million Jul/22
Zinc & Related Articles 19.96 23.34 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Live Trees & Plants 17.66 18.24 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Zinc & Related Articles 16.76 18.60 GBP Million Jul/22
Products of Animal Origin Nie 15.83 18.32 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Man-made Staple Fibres 14.08 16.14 GBP Million Jul/22
Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 13.41 17.54 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Cotton 12.60 9.57 GBP Million Jul/22
Tin & Related Articles 12.09 12.03 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Headgear & Related Articles 10.54 11.11 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Cotton 10.33 11.94 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Products of Animal Origin N 9.85 10.79 GBP Million Jul/22
Wickerwork & Basketwork 8.82 11.78 GBP Million Jul/22
Umbrellas, Sticks, Whips & Riding-crops 8.30 14.68 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Wickerwork & Basketwork 7.40 10.05 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 7.33 10.20 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Tin & Related Articles 7.17 7.74 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 6.08 7.34 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Products of Animal Origin N 5.98 7.54 GBP Million Jul/22
Cork & Related Articles 5.56 4.84 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Live Animals 5.48 10.13 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Cork & Related Articles 5.25 4.31 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Milling Industry Products 4.96 4.51 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Tin & Related Articles 4.92 4.29 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Zinc & Related Articles 3.21 4.73 GBP Million Jul/22
Silk 2.52 2.10 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Lead & Related Articles 2.46 6.72 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Wickerwork & Basketwork 1.42 1.73 GBP Million Jul/22
Intra EU - Silk 1.33 0.98 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Silk 1.18 1.12 GBP Million Jul/22
Extra EU - Cork & Related Articles 0.32 0.53 GBP Million Jul/22