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Year end Infographics

Country Year end Q1 2017
Comparison (prev. year)
Exports: £305.3bn

Imports: £442.8bn


Exports: £232.4bn

Imports: £354.3bn

Exports: £13.0bn

Imports: £13.4bn


Exports: £26.9bn

Imports: £24.9bn


Exports: £8.1bn

Imports: £10.2bn


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

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Regional Trade Statistics Latest Release

First Quarter 2017

Date:  09 June 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 March 2017.
UK Imports and Exports by Region, year to March 2017

Key points
In the year to March 2017, the value of UK trade in goods exports increased by 11 per cent and imports increased by 13 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 for England and Scotland was USA. Germany was the largest export partner for Wales and the Irish Republic was the largest export partner for Northern Ireland.
  • The partner countries with the largest increase were USA for England, France for 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 and Wales, Norway for Scotland and for Northern Ireland it was Irish Republic.
  • The partner countries with the largest increase were Germany for England, Norway for Wales and Scotland and Netherlands for Northern Ireland.
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 CommentaryQuarter1201709 Jun 2017View Release
UK Regional Trade Statistics ReleaseQuarter1201709 Jun 2017View Release
Access detailed Regional Trade Statistics data in our interactive database.  
Date of Next Release: 12 October 2017 
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