DATA UK TRADE SHIPPING FREIGHT

£171.2 billion

The value of UK exports in 2015

£31.4 billion

The value of UK exports in December 2016

£37.9 billion

The value of UK imports in December 2016

Exports to EU

39%
The amount of UK exports to the EU, as a percentage of the total UK exports.

Imports from EU

52%
The amount of UK imports from the EU, as a percentage of the total UK imports.

Export Partners

£bn %
Switzerland 5.0 16
USA 4.0 13
Germany 2.5 8
France 1.8 6
Netherlands 1.5 5
Other EU 6.2 20
Other non-EU 10.3 33

Accurate to December 2016 (Released 10 Feb 2017)

UK trade with the rest of the world

UK Goods Export Locations

UK Goods Exports

Machines - 20% of total exports
Gas turbines (3.2%), Computers (0.85), Combustion Engines (0.85), Valves (0.78), Telephones (0.7)

Transport - 15%
Cars (9.7%), Aircraft Parts (2.2), Vehicle Parts (1.3), Aerospace (0.6), Delivery Trucks (0.45)

Chemical Products - 14%
Medicines (4.2%), Blood (1.5), Nitrogen Compounds (0.6), Reagents (0.47), Beauty Products (0.44)

Mineral Products - 11%
Crude Petroleum (4.9%), Refined Petroleum (4.7), Petroleum Gas (1.2), Coal Tar Oil (0.2)

Precious Metals - 10%
Gold (7.9%), Platinum (0.9), Jewellery (0.7), Silver (0.3), Diamonds (0.3%)



Sources: ONS, HMRC, The Observatory of Economic Complexity

DATA UK TRADE SHIPPING FREIGHT