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UK Overseas Trade in Goods, September 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collects the UK’s international trade in goods data for Non-EU and EU trade with the UK. These are published on a monthly basis and figures for September 2020 have recently been released. (12 September 2020).

UK overseas trade in goods statistics: September 2020

A summary document is available at:

UK Overseas Trade in Goods Statistics Commentary: September 2020

Summary

Total exports of goods for September 2020 were £25.9 billion.

Total imports of goods for September 2020 were £50.0 billion.

The UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £24.1 billion.

For EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £8.9 billion.

For Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £15.2 billion.


Imports to the UK

EU Imports for September 2020 were £21.5 billion.

Non-EU Imports for September 2020 were £28.5 billion.

China accounted for 11.8% (£5.9bn) of the total value of imports to the UK. Germany had the second largest proportion of the total value of trade, accounting for 11.5% (£5.8bn) followed by the USA 7.8% (£3.9bn), Russia 6.2% (£3.1bn) and the Netherlands 6.4% (£2.6bn). The top five partner countries accounted for 43.2% of total UK import value this month.


Exports from the UK

EU Exports for September 2020 were £12.6 billion

Non-EU Exports for September 2020 were £13.3 billion.

The USA accounted for 12.6% (£3.3bn) per cent of the total value of goods exports from the UK. Germany had the second largest proportion accounting for 9.9% (£2.6bn) followed by the Irish Republic with 7.4% (£1.9bn), France with 6.7% (£1.7bn) and the Netherlands with 5.8% (£1.5bn). The top five export partners accounted for 42.4% of total exports in goods this month.


Spreadsheets are available which show the figures in more detail.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics September 2020: import and export data

The following tables contain EU and Non-EU import and export data for September 2020.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics September 2020: imports

UK overseas trade in goods statistics September 2020: exports


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UK – Germany, Trade in Goods

Germany is consistently in the top 3 countries in the world that trade goods with the UK (The USA also appears consistently in the top 3).

More than 10% of the monthly goods imported to the UK are from Germany and more than 10% of good exported from the UK go to Germany.

In the 8 months (Jan – Aug 2020), the UK shows a trade deficit with Germany totalling £13.1 bn. (£13,100 million) i.e. Germany sends more goods to the UK than it receives from the UK.

References: https://www.uktradeinfo.com/

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UK Overseas Trade in Goods, August 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collects the UK’s international trade in goods data for Non-EU and EU trade with the UK. These are published on a monthly basis and figures for August 2020 have recently been released. (09 October 2020).

UK overseas trade in goods statistics: August 2020

A summary document is available at:

UK Overseas Trade in Goods Statistics Commentary: August 2020

Summary

Total exports of goods for August 2020 were £23.1 billion.

Total imports of goods for August 2020 were £40.8 billion.

The UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £17.7 billion.

For EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £6.2 billion.

For Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £11.4 billion.


Imports to the UK

EU Imports for August 2020 were £17.0 billion.

Non-EU Imports for August 2020 were £23.8 billion.

China accounted for 10.9% (£4.4bn) of the total value of imports to the UK. Germany had the second largest proportion of the total value of trade, accounting for 10.7% (£4.4bn) followed by the USA 7.7% (£3.2bn), the Netherlands 6.4% (£2.6bn) and Hong Kong 6.0% (£.5bn). The top five partner countries accounted for 42.8% of total UK import value this month.


Exports from the UK

EU Exports for August 2020 were £10.8 billion

Non-EU Exports for August 2020 were £12.4 billion.

The USA accounted for 14.5% (£3.4bn) per cent of the total value of goods exports from the UK. Germany had the second largest proportion accounting for 10.6% (£2.5bn) followed by the Irish Republic with 6.9% (£1.6bn), France with 6.0% (£1.4bn) and the Netherlands with 5.7% (£1.3bn). The top five export partners accounted for 43.7% of total exports in goods this month.


Spreadsheets are available which show the figures in more detail.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics August 2020: import and export data

The following tables contain EU and Non-EU import and export data for August 2020.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics August 2020: imports

UK overseas trade in goods statistics August 2020: exports


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UK Overseas Trade in Goods, July 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collects the UK’s international trade in goods data for Non-EU and EU trade with the UK. These are published on a monthly basis and figures for July 2020 have recently been released. (11 September 2020).

UK overseas trade in goods statistics: July 2020

A summary document is available at:

UK Overseas Trade in Goods Statistics Commentary: July 2020

Summary

Total exports of goods for July 2020 were £25.7 billion.

Total imports of goods for July 2020 were £40.6 billion.

The UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £14.9 billion.

For EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £6.6 billion.

For Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £8.4 billion.


Imports to the UK

EU Imports for July 2020 were £18.8 billion.

Non-EU Imports for July 2020 were £21.9 billion.

Germany accounted for 12.2% (£4.9bn) of the total value of imports to the UK. China had the second largest proportion of the total value of trade, accounting for 11.6% (£4.7bn) followed by the USA 7.4% (£3.0bn), the Netherlands 7.1% (£2.9bn) and France 4.5% (£1.8bn). The top five partner countries accounted for 42.8% of total UK import value this month.


Exports from the UK

EU Exports for July 2020 were £12.2 billion

Non-EU Exports for July 2020 were £13.5 billion.

The USA accounted for 14.4% (£3.7bn) per cent of the total value of goods exports from the UK. Germany had the second largest proportion accounting for 10.1% (£2.6bn) followed by the Irish Republic with 6.6% (£1.7bn), the Netherlands with 6.5% (£1.7bn) and France with 6.5% (£1.7bn). The top five export partners accounted for 44.1% of total exports in goods this month.


Spreadsheets are available which show the figures in more detail.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics July 2020: import and export data

The following tables contain EU and Non-EU import and export data for July 2020.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics July 2020: imports

UK overseas trade in goods statistics July 2020: exports


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UK Overseas Trade in Goods, June 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collects the UK’s international trade in goods data for Non-EU and EU trade with the UK. These are published on a monthly basis and figures for June 2020 have recently been released. (12 August 2020).

UK overseas trade in goods statistics: June 2020

A summary document is available at:

UK Overseas Trade in Goods Statistics Commentary: June 2020

Summary

Total exports of goods for June 2020 were £24.9 billion.

Total imports of goods for June 2020 were £38.8 billion.

The UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £13.9 billion.

For EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £5.6 billion.

For Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £8.3 billion.


Imports to the UK

EU Imports for June 2020 were £18.0 billion.

Non-EU Imports for June 2020 were £20.8 billion.

Germany accounted for 10.9% (£4.2bn) of the total value of imports to the UK. China had the second largest proportion of the total value of trade, accounting for 10.5% (£4.1bn) followed by the USA 8.7% (£3.4bn), the Netherlands 7.5% (£2.9bn) and France 4.5% (£1.7bn). The top five partner countries accounted for 42.1% of total UK import value this month.


Exports from the UK

EU Exports for June 2020 were £12.4 billion

Non-EU Exports for June 2020 were £12.5 billion.

The USA accounted for 13.5% (£3.4bn) per cent of the total value of goods exports from the UK. Germany had the second largest proportion accounting for 11.0% (£2.7bn) followed by France with 6.8% (£1.7bn), the Irish Republic with 6.6% (£1.7bn) and the Netherlands with 6.2% (£1.5bn). The top five export partners accounted for 44.1% of total exports in goods this month.


Spreadsheets are available which show the figures in more detail.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics June 2020: import and export data

The following tables contain EU and Non-EU import and export data for June 2020.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics June 2020: imports

UK overseas trade in goods statistics June 2020: exports