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Overseas Trade Statistics - EU and NON-EU Trade

 
 


 
  • Non-EU Exports for September 2018 were £18.0 billion. This was an increase of £0.3 billion (1.8 per cent) on last month, and an increase of £4.2 billion (31 per cent) compared with September 2017.

  • Non-EU Imports for September 2018 were £19.6 billion. This was a decrease of £1.3 billion (6.4 per cent) on last month, and a decrease of £4.2 billion (18 per cent) compared with September 2017.

  • For Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £1.6 billion.

  • EU Exports for September 2018 were £14.3 billion. This was an increase of £0.7 billion (5.2 per cent) on last month, and a decrease of £0.2 billion (1.6 per cent) compared with September 2017.

  • EU Imports for September 2018 were £22.0 billion. This was an increase of £1.4 billion (6.9 per cent) on last month, and a decrease of £0.7 billion (2.9 per cent) compared with September 2017.

  • For EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £7.7 billion.

  • The proportion of total exports to the EU was 44 per cent in September 2018. Over the past 18 months, this has ranged from 44 per cent to 51 per cent. The proportion of total imports from the EU was 53 per cent in September 2018. Over the past 18 months, this has ranged from 49 per cent to 56 per cent.

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