UK regional trade in goods statistics: first quarter 2021

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Find data on the UK's international trade in goods at summary and product level, by UK regions and devolved administrations.

UK total trade and trade by UK country

UK total trade and trade by UK country: year to March 2021 compared with the previous 12 months

 

Exports
(£ billion)

Change in year (%)

Imports
(£ billion)

Change in year (%)

UK

287.9

-14.9

412.3

-11.9

England

212.0

-14.6

318.5

-15.5

Wales

12.6

-27.1

13.4

-24.7

Scotland

25.6

-21.7

19.7

-14.0

Northern Ireland

7.5

-16.6

6.8

-12.4

Note: UK figures includes trade that cannot be allocated to a region.

Top trading partners by UK country

You can find more UK country data in the accompanying data tables.

Top trading partners by trade value

 

Exports

Value
(£ billion)

Imports

Value
(£ billion)

England

USA

32.8

Germany

47.3

Wales

Germany

2.0

USA

2.0

Scotland

Netherlands

4.5

China

3.2

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

3.0

Republic of Ireland

2.2

Partner countries with largest decrease in value compared with previous year

 

Exports

Imports

England

USA

Germany

Wales

France

USA

Scotland

China

Netherlands

Northern Ireland

Canada

USA

 

Top traded commodities

You can explore SITC values by UK region in the accompanying data tables.

Top exported commodities (SITC Divisions) by value

 

Commodity (SITC Division)

Value (£ billion)

Change in year (%)

England

Machinery & transport equipment

85.7

-21.3

Wales

Machinery & transport equipment

5.5

-35.2

Scotland

Mineral fuels, lubricants & related materials

7.1

-45.7

Northern Ireland

Machinery & transport equipment

2.5

-26.0

Top imported commodities (SITC Divisions) by value

 

Commodity (SITC Division)

Value (£ billion)

Change in year (%)

England

Machinery & transport equipment

116.5

-21.8

Wales

Machinery & transport equipment

4.7

-30.4

Scotland

Machinery & transport equipment

7.3

-24.2

Northern Ireland

Machinery & transport equipment

1.5

-22.6

 

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