Regional Trade Statistics Latest Release
Third Quarter 2015
Date: 03 December 2015
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 2015.
In the year to September 2015, the value of UK exports decreased by 1.9 per cent and imports also fell by 1.3 per cent
- Of the four UK countries, England and Northern Ireland saw increases in exports during the year.
- There was an increase in annual export value for all England regions except the North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, the East Midlands and the East.
- The largest export partner by value for England, Wales and Scotland is USA. Irish Republic is the largest export partner for Northern Ireland.
- The partner countries with the largest increase were USA for England and Northern Ireland, UAE for Wales and Saudi Arabia for Scotland.
- The value of UK imports fell for England, Wales and Scotland but rose for Northern Ireland.
- There was a decrease in annual import value for the North West, West Midlands, the East and London. The remaining five English regions increased.
- The largest import partner by value for both England and Wales is Germany. For Scotland it is the USA and for Northern Ireland it is Irish Republic.
- The partner countries with the largest increase were China for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, South Korea 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.
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