Overseas Trade Statistics - EU Latest Release
Date: 9 June 2015
Coverage: United Kingdom
Theme: Trade & Investment
April 2015 the value of exports (EU and non-EU) decreased to £26.4bn, and
imports (EU and non-EU) also decreased to £33.3bn, compared with last month.
Consequently the UK is a net importer this month, with imports exceeding
exports by £6.8 billion.
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Exports for April 2015 are £11.0 billion. This is a decrease of £0.8 billion
(6.7 per cent) compared with last month and a decrease of £1.4 billion (12 per
cent) compared with April 2014.
- EU Imports for April 2015 are £17.6
billion. This is a decrease of £2.2 billion (11.0 per cent) compared with last
month and a decrease of £0.4 billion (2.4 per cent) compared with April 2014.
- EU trade is a net importer this month,
with imports exceeding exports by £6.6 billion.
- The proportion of exports to the EU is
41 per cent. Over the past 18 months, this has ranged from 41 per cent to 51
per cent. Similarly, the proportion of imports from the EU is 53 per cent. Over
the same period, this has ranged between 49 per cent and 56 per cent.
- A breakdown of Gold trade for April 2015 is available here.
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Date of Next Release (EU): 10 July 2015
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