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Overseas Trade Statistics - Non-EU and EU Trade

 
 


 
  • Non-EU Exports for April 2017 were £14.1 billion. This was a decrease of £2.0 billion (12 per cent) on last month, but an increase of £1.5 billion (12 per cent) compared with April 2016.

  • Non-EU Imports for April 2017 were £19.0 billion. This was a decrease of £2.5 billion (11 per cent) compared with last month, and a decrease of £2.6 billion (12 per cent) compared with April 2016.

  • In Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £4.8 billion.

  • EU Exports for April 2017 were £12.4 billion. This was a decrease of £2.9 billion (19 per cent) compared with last month, but an increase of £0.4 billion (3.4 per cent) compared with April 2016.

  • EU Imports for April 2017 were £19.4 billion. This was a decrease of £4.8 billion (20 per cent) compared with last month, but an increase of £0.4 billion (2.1 per cent) compared with April 2016.

  • In EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £6.9 billion.

  • The proportion of total exports to the EU was 47 per cent in April 2017. Over the past 18 months, this has ranged from 38 per cent to 51 per cent. The proportion of total imports from the EU was 51 per cent in April 2017. Over the same period, this has ranged between 46 per cent and 56 per cent.

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