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Partner November 2014
Comparison (Oct 2014)
Exports: £2.3bn

Imports: £4.8bn


 -9.4%

 -3.0%
Exports: £1.8bn

Imports: £2.6bn


 -0.5%

 +3.6%
Exports: £1.7bn

Imports: £1.9bn


 +2.1%

 -7.6%
Exports: £1.6bn

Imports: £1.1bn


 -5.5%

 +12.6%
Exports: £0.9bn

Imports: £1.6bn


 -2.0%

 -12.6%
 
Commodity  November 2014
Comparison (Oct 2014)
Exports: £1.2bn

Imports: £3.0bn


 -5.3% 

 -4.3%
Exports: £1.2bn

Imports: £2.2bn


 -4.5% 

  +2.6%
Exports: £0.9bn

Imports: £1.6bn


 -18.3% 

  -6.0%
Exports: £2.1bn

Imports: £0.9bn


 +8.7% 

  -2.9%
Exports: £0.9bn

Imports: £1.3bn


 +1.5% 

 -5.6%

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Overseas Trade Statistics - EU Latest Release

 
December 2014 
 
Date: 6 February 2015
 
Coverage: United Kingdom
 
Theme:  Trade & Investment
 
In December 2014 the value of exports decreased to £11.7bn, while imports also decreased to £18.0bn, compared with last month. Consequently the UK is a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £6.3 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
  • EU Exports for December 2014 are £11.7 billion. This is a decrease of £0.5 billion (4.3 per cent) compared with last month, and a very minor decrease of £11 million (0.1 per cent) compared with December 2013

  • EU Imports for December 2014 are £18.0 billion. This is a decrease of £0.6 billion (3.0 per cent) compared with last month, but an increase of £1.0 billion (6.0 per cent) compared with December 2013

  • The UK remains a net EU importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £6.3 billion. This is a decrease of £36 million (0.6 per cent) compared with last month, but an increase of £1.0 billion (19.4 per cent) compared with December 2013

  • EU exports for the year 2014 are £147.8 billion, and imports are £220.1 billion. The UK remains a net importer for the year, with imports exceeding exports by £72.3 billion

  • A breakdown of Gold trade for December 2014 is available here.

 

Statistical content:

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

 


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Overseas Trade Statistics(Export)Dec 201406 Feb 2015View Release
Overseas Trade Statistics(Commentary)Dec 201406 Feb 2015View Release
 

 

 
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Date of Next Release (EU): 12 March 2015
 
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