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 Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1802.00 1498.00 8733.00 -13321.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -19402.00 -33768.00 2668.00 -43875.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.00 -3.20 2.70 -5.50 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 74683.00 73003.00 79269.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 72881.00 74501.00 74693.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
External Debt 7620272.00 7181067.00 7620272.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Capital Flows -3329.00 21306.00 53645.00 -12216.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 44637.00 21717.00 92093.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.29 310.29 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 590.00 804.00 2747.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Goods Trade Balance Non-EU -4666.00 -2999.00 3336.00 -14433.00 GBP Million [+]
Goods Trade Balance -15623.00 -12258.00 775.00 -25070.00 GBP Million [+]
Auto Exports 39094.00 59885.00 136305.00 152.00 Units [+]
Terrorism Index 4.77 5.17 6.06 4.19 Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 3040.00 3120.00 3521.00 61.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3510.00 3390.00 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 30426.05 29723.97 GBP Million Nov/22
Oil 5029.00 5334.00 GBP Million Nov/22
Pharmaceutical Products 2833.57 2069.17 GBP Million Nov/22
Crude Oil 2359.00 2573.00 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Pharmaceutical Products 2191.47 1498.71 GBP Million Nov/22
Plastics & Plastic Products 1518.84 1526.60 GBP Million Nov/22
Organic Chemicals 1150.97 934.46 GBP Million Nov/22
Aircraft, Spacecraft & Related Parts 1149.36 595.34 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Plastics & Plastic Products 976.81 993.42 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Organic Chemicals 864.63 655.60 GBP Million Nov/22
Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 814.01 782.70 GBP Million Nov/22
Articles of Iron & Steel 785.12 819.72 GBP Million Nov/22
Paper & Paperboard & Related Articles 694.71 719.77 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Pharmaceutical Products 642.10 570.46 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 628.65 605.36 GBP Million Nov/22
Wood & Related Articles 624.89 604.45 GBP Million Nov/22
Essential Oils & Resinoids Prepared 559.49 528.49 GBP Million Nov/22
Miscellaneous Chemical Products 546.73 568.63 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Plastics & Plastic Products 542.03 533.18 GBP Million Nov/22
Aluminium & Related Articles 430.81 430.18 GBP Million Nov/22
Rubber & Related Articles 416.56 405.03 GBP Million Nov/22
Meat & Edible Meat Offal 408.65 406.13 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Articles of Iron & Steel 396.51 382.68 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Articles of Iron & Steel 388.61 437.04 GBP Million Nov/22
Edible Fruit & Nuts 387.96 368.38 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Meat & Edible Meat Offal 377.28 373.88 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Wood & Related Articles 365.89 355.56 GBP Million Nov/22
Inorganic Chemicals 327.73 365.57 GBP Million Nov/22
Miscellaneous Edible Prepared 315.03 302.53 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Iron & Steel 305.38 330.04 GBP Million Nov/22
Dairy, Natural Honey & Edible Prds. Nie 304.50 291.09 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Organic Chemicals 286.34 278.87 GBP Million Nov/22
Cocoa & Cocoa Prepared 270.20 253.24 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Wood & Related Articles 259.00 248.89 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Miscellaneous Edible Prepar 257.44 247.07 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Aluminium & Related Articles 254.90 271.04 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Cocoa & Cocoa Prepared 243.43 231.58 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Edible Fruit & Nuts 226.97 231.40 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Rubber & Related Articles 214.89 205.79 GBP Million Nov/22
Miscellaneous Articles of Base Metal 206.70 208.54 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Rubber & Related Articles 201.67 199.24 GBP Million Nov/22
Glass & Glassware 191.91 190.03 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 185.35 177.34 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Inorganic Chemicals 180.94 221.05 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Aluminium & Related Articles 175.91 159.14 GBP Million Nov/22
Clocks, Watches & Related Parts 166.19 184.48 GBP Million Nov/22
Fertilizers 165.09 218.22 GBP Million Nov/22
Ceramic Products 165.04 156.75 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Edible Fruit & Nuts 160.98 136.98 GBP Million Nov/22
Ships, Boats & Floating Structures 160.41 36.86 GBP Million Nov/22
Copper & Related Articles 153.58 146.21 GBP Million Nov/22
Ores, Slag & Ash 150.42 179.27 GBP Million Nov/22
Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 150.02 155.07 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Inorganic Chemicals 146.80 144.52 GBP Million Nov/22
Live Trees & Plants 133.60 102.43 GBP Million Nov/22
Sugars & Sugar Confectionery 127.48 131.82 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Live Trees & Plants 115.67 83.38 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Glass & Glassware 114.19 114.60 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Copper & Related Articles 112.50 108.54 GBP Million Nov/22
Nickel & Related Articles 107.94 104.70 GBP Million Nov/22
Cereals 107.82 135.90 GBP Million Nov/22
Salt, Sulphur, Earths & Stone 99.73 96.93 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Ceramic Products 97.99 88.47 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Ores, Slag & Ash 96.18 101.90 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Sugars & Sugar Confectionery 92.21 85.02 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 92.12 106.39 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Fertilizers 84.70 105.14 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Fertilizers 80.38 113.08 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Glass & Glassware 77.72 75.43 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Nickel & Related Articles 70.56 60.16 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Salt, Sulphur, Earths & Sto 68.46 64.91 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Ceramic Products 67.04 68.28 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Cereals 62.41 50.05 GBP Million Nov/22
Live Animals 59.40 84.70 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Tools & Cutlery of Base Met 57.96 57.01 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 57.90 48.68 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Miscellaneous Edible Prepar 57.59 55.45 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Live Animals 56.42 82.91 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Ores, Slag & Ash 54.24 77.36 GBP Million Nov/22
Man-made Filaments 50.65 49.03 GBP Million Nov/22
Milling Industry Products 50.20 50.88 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Cereals 45.41 85.84 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Milling Industry Products 44.77 45.99 GBP Million Nov/22
Headgear & Related Articles 44.73 51.98 GBP Million Nov/22
Man-made Staple Fibres 42.42 39.66 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Copper & Related Articles 41.08 37.67 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Nickel & Related Articles 37.38 44.55 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Sugars & Sugar Confectionery 35.27 46.80 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Meat & Edible Meat Offal 31.37 32.26 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Salt, Sulphur, Earths & Sto 31.28 32.02 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Headgear & Related Articles 31.05 33.14 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Man-made Filaments 29.95 29.00 GBP Million Nov/22
Lead & Related Articles 29.04 54.48 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Cocoa & Cocoa Prepared 26.77 21.66 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Man-made Staple Fibres 26.69 25.30 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Lead & Related Articles 26.06 51.88 GBP Million Nov/22
Wool, Fine & Coarse Animal Hair 23.43 28.79 GBP Million Nov/22
Zinc & Related Articles 21.46 17.93 GBP Million Nov/22
Cotton 20.82 22.42 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Man-made Filaments 20.70 20.03 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Zinc & Related Articles 18.39 14.19 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Live Trees & Plants 17.93 19.05 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Man-made Staple Fibres 15.73 14.36 GBP Million Nov/22
Products of Animal Origin Nie 15.53 17.63 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Headgear & Related Articles 13.68 18.84 GBP Million Nov/22
Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 13.12 13.23 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Cotton 12.03 12.93 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Products of Animal Origin N 10.46 11.02 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Cotton 8.79 9.49 GBP Million Nov/22
Wickerwork & Basketwork 8.69 10.07 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 8.06 8.08 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Wickerwork & Basketwork 7.89 8.99 GBP Million Nov/22
Tin & Related Articles 6.88 8.07 GBP Million Nov/22
Umbrellas, Sticks, Whips & Riding-crops 5.65 6.10 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Milling Industry Products 5.43 4.89 GBP Million Nov/22
Cork & Related Articles 5.27 5.14 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Products of Animal Origin N 5.08 6.61 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 5.06 5.15 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Cork & Related Articles 4.87 4.79 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Tin & Related Articles 4.27 5.13 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Zinc & Related Articles 3.07 3.73 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Live Animals 2.98 1.79 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Lead & Related Articles 2.98 2.60 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Tin & Related Articles 2.61 2.94 GBP Million Nov/22
Silk 2.05 2.11 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Silk 1.03 1.25 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Silk 1.02 0.86 GBP Million Nov/22
Intra EU - Wickerwork & Basketwork 0.79 1.08 GBP Million Nov/22
Extra EU - Cork & Related Articles 0.40 0.35 GBP Million Nov/22