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Year end Infographics

Country Year end Q3 2019
Comparison (prev. year)
Exports: £345.7bn

Imports: £490.3bn


Exports: £253.4bn

Imports: £395.1bn

Exports: £17.8bn

Imports: £18.3bn


Exports: £34.3bn

Imports: £25.0bn


Exports: £9.2bn

Imports: £7.8bn


Note: United Kingdom figures include trade that cannot be allocated to a region.

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Regional Trade Statistics

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Third Quarter 2019

Date: 05 December 2019
Coverage: United Kingdom
The graph below shows the total value of the UK’s import and export trade in goods for the annual period ending September 2019.
UK Imports and Exports by Region, year to September 2019

Key points
In the year to September 2019, the value of UK trade in goods exports increased by 2.4 per cent and imports increased by 3.3 per cent.
  • All four UK countries saw an increase in exports during the year.
  • There was a decrease in annual export value for all English regions except the East Midlands, the East of England, London, and the South East.
  • The largest export partner by value was the USA for England, Germany for Wales, the Netherlands for Scotland, and the Irish Republic for Northern Ireland.
  • The partner countries with the largest value increase were the USA for England and Northern Ireland, the Irish Republic for Wales and China for Scotland.
  • The value of UK imports increased for all UK countries except Scotland.
  • There was an increase in annual import value for the all English regions except the East of England.
  • The largest import partner by value was Germany for England, the USA for Wales and Scotland, and the Irish Republic for Northern Ireland.
  • The partner countries with the largest value increase were China for England and Northern Ireland, the USA for Wales and the Netherlands for Scotland.
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.

TitleQuarterYearDate ReleasedView
UK Regional Trade Statistics ReleaseQuarter3201905 Dec 2019View Release
UK Regional Trade Statistics CommentaryQuarter3201905 Dec 2019View Release

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Access detailed Regional Trade Statistics data in our interactive database.  
Date of Next Release: 17 March 2020 
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