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Year end Infographics

Country Year end Q3 2017
Comparison (prev. year)
Exports: £323.6bn

Imports: £461.3bn


Exports: £241.1bn

Imports: £369.4bn

Exports: £16.4bn

Imports: £17.1bn


Exports: £28.0bn

Imports: £22.9bn


Exports: £8.5bn

Imports: £7.4bn


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

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Regional Trade Statistics Latest Release

Third Quarter 2017

Date: 07 December 2017
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 2017.
UK Imports and Exports by Region, year to September 2017

Key points
In the year to September 2017, the value of UK trade in goods exports increased by 16 per cent and imports increased by 12 per cent.
  • All four UK countries saw an increase in exports during the year.
  • There was an increase in annual export value for all English regions.
  • The largest export partner by value was the United States for England, Germany for Wales, Netherlands for Scotland, and the Irish Republic for Northern Ireland.
  • The partner countries with the largest value increase were France for England and Wales, China for Scotland, and Irish Republic for Northern Ireland.
  • The value of UK imports increased for all UK countries.
  • There was an increase in annual import value for the all English regions.
  • The largest import partner by value was Germany for England, the United States for Wales, Norway for Scotland, and the Irish Republic for Northern Ireland.
  • The partner countries with the largest value increase were the Netherlands for England and Northern Ireland, and Norway for Wales and 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 CommentaryQuarter3201707 Dec 2017View Release
UK Regional Trade Statistics ReleaseQuarter3201707 Dec 2017View Release
Access detailed Regional Trade Statistics data in our interactive database.  
Date of Next Release: 08 March 2017 
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