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Regional Trade Statistics Latest Release

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Third Quarter

Date:  04 December 2014 
 
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 2014. In the year to September 2014, there was a fall in annual export value for all UK regions except Northern Ireland, the North East, the South West, the West Midlands and Yorkshire & the Humber. There was an increase in annual import value during the year for Scotland, Northern Ireland, the East Midlands, the West Midlands and Yorkshire & the Humber, with a fall in the remaining seven UK regions. Of the four UK countries, Northern Ireland was the only one where exports increased during the year, while Scotland had the highest growth rate for imports.
 
 
 
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Key points
  • The value of UK exports and imports both decreased in Quarter 3 2014 compaed with Quarter 3 2013. The value of both exports and imports fell for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland between Quarter 3 2013 and Quarter 3 2014. Exports rose in the North East and the West Midlands but decreased in all other English regions. Imports increased in London and Yorkshire & the Humber but decreased in all other English regions.

  • The number of importers fell between Quarter 3 2013 and Quarter 3 2014 in all UK regions except Wales. The number of exporters fell for all UK regions except Scotland, the South West and Yorkshire & the Humber.

  • For England, the value of exports to China increased most in the year ending September 2014; for Wales exports to the United Arab Emirates increased the most; for Scotland and Northern Ireland exports to the Irish Republic increased most. For imports, the largest increases were in goods from Germany (England), China (Scotland and Wales) and the Irish Republic(Northern Ireland).

  • For exports, the commodity groups with the largest annual value increases were ‘Road vehicles’ (England), ‘Office machines & automatic data processing machines’ (Scotland), ‘Power generating machinery & equipment’ (Wales) and ‘Other transport equipment’ (Northern Ireland).

  • For imports, the commodity groups with the largest annual value increases were ‘Road vehicles’ (England), ‘Other transport equipment’ (Scotland), ‘Electrical machinery, apparatus & appliances’ (Wales) and ‘Machinery specialized for particular industries’ (Northern Ireland).

 

Statistical contact:
Andrew Watson 03000 594250
e-mail: uktradeinfo@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk

 
     


    TitleQuarterYearDate ReleasedView
    UK Regional Trade Statistics CommentaryQuarter3201404 Dec 2014View Release
    UK Regional Trade Statistics ReleaseQuarter3201404 Dec 2014View Release
     
     
     
     
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    Date of Next Release: 5 March 2015
     
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