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Overseas Trade Statistics - Non-EU and EU Trade

 
 


 
  • Non-EU Exports for October 2017 were £15.3 billion. This was an increase of £1.5 billion (11 per cent) on last month, and an increase of £1.0 billion (7.2 per cent) compared with October 2016.

  • Non-EU Imports for for October 2017 were £21.6 billion. This was a decrease of £2.3 billion (9.5 per cent) on last month, and an increase of £2.4 billion (12 per cent) compared with October 2016.

  • In Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £6.4 billion.

  • EU Exports for October 2017 were £14.6 billion. This was a marginal decrease of 0.3 per cent on last month, and an increase of £2.0 billion (16 per cent) compared with October 2016.

  • EU Imports for October 2017 were £23.1 billion. This was an increase of £0.6 billion (2.7 per cent) on last month, and an increase of £2.6 billion (13 per cent) compared with October 2016.

  • In EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £8.6 billion.

  • The proportion of total exports to the EU was 49 per cent in October 2017. Over the past 18 months, this has ranged from 39 per cent to 51 per cent. The proportion of total imports from the EU was 52 per cent in October 2017. Over the same period, this has ranged between 46 per cent and 55 per cent.

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