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Partner March 2015
Comparison (Feb 2015)
Exports: £2.8bn

Imports: £5.6bn


  19.5%

  10.1%
Exports: £1.3bn

Imports: £2.7bn


 -17.1%

  22.0%
Exports: £1.6bn

Imports: £2.1bn


   9.5%

  -2.3%
Exports: £1.4bn

Imports: £1.0bn


    5.2%

  13.8%
Exports: £1.0bn

Imports: £1.9bn


  20.7%

  11.4%
 
Commodity  March 2015
Comparison (Feb 2015)
Exports: £1.3bn

Imports: £4.1bn


  12.5% 

    8.6%
Exports: £1.3bn

Imports: £2.4bn


    8.4% 

  18.5%
Exports: £1.1bn

Imports: £0.8bn


  -15.7% 

     0.0%
Exports: £0.8bn

Imports: £1.6bn


     6.9% 

   11.7%
Exports: £0.9bn

Imports: £1.4bn


    -1.2% 

    25.8%

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Overseas Trade Statistics - EU Latest Release

 
March 2015 
 
Date: 8 May 2015
 
Coverage: United Kingdom
 
Theme:  Trade & Investment
 
In March 2015 the value of exports increased to £11.8bn, while imports also increased to £19.7bn, compared with last month. Consequently the UK is a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £7.9 billion.




You can find details of how users interested in import and export markets for specific goods make use of the detailed OTS data in 'The User Story'. You can also access the detailed data in our interactive database here.
 
Key Points
  • Exports for March 2015 are £11.8 billion. This is an increase of £0.8 billion (7.8 per cent) compared with last month, and a decrease of £2.0 billion (14.8 per cent) compared with March 2014.

  • Imports for March 2015 are £19.7 billion. This is an increase of £1.7 billion (9.4 per cent) compared with last month, and an increase of £0.6 billion (3.2 per cent) compared with March 2014.

  • The UK remains a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £7.9 billion. This is an increase of £0.8 billion (11.8 per cent) compared with last month, and an increase of £2.6 billion (50.3 per cent) compared with March 2014.

  • A breakdown of Gold trade for March 2015 is available here.

 

Statistical content:

Andy Watson 03000 594 250
e-mail uktradeinfo@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk

 


TitlePeriodDate ReleasedView
Overseas Trade Statistics(Import)Mar 201508 May 2015View Release
Overseas Trade Statistics(Export)Mar 201508 May 2015View Release
Overseas Trade Statistics(Commentary)Mar 201508 May 2015View Release
 

 

 
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Date of Next Release (EU): 9 June 2015
 
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