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Overseas Trade Statistics - Non-EU and EU Trade

 
 


 
  • Non-EU Exports for March 2017 were £16.1 billion. This was an increase of £1.8 billion (13 per cent) on last month, and an increase of £3.6 billion (28 per cent) compared with March 2016.

  • Non-EU Imports for March 2017 were £21.4 billion. This was an increase of £4.0 billion (23 per cent) compared with last month, and an increase of £1.8 billion (9.4 per cent) compared with March 2016.

  • In Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £5.3 billion.

  • EU Exports for for March 2017 were £15.3 billion. This was an increase of £2.5 billion (19 per cent) compared with last month, and an increase of £3.2 billion (26 per cent) compared with March 2016.

  • EU Imports for March 2017 were £24.3 billion. This was an increase of £3.6 billion (17 per cent) compared with last month, and an increase of £4.0 billion (20 per cent) compared with March 2016.

  • In EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £9.0 billion.

  • The proportion of total exports to the EU was 49 per cent in March 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 53 per cent in March 2017. Over the same period, this has ranged between 46 per cent and 56 per cent.

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