UK Overseas Trade in Goods, February 2022

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 February were released on 11 April 2022.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics: February 2022

A summary document is available at:

UK Overseas Trade in Goods Statistics Commentary: February 2021


Summary

Total exports of goods for February 2022 were £29.5 billion. This was up £3.5 billion (13%) compared with last month.

Total imports of goods for February 2022 were £49.5 billion. This was down £1.2 billion (2.4%) compared with last month.

The UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £20.0 billion

For EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £8.6 billion.

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


Exports from the UK

EU Exports for February 2022 were £15.0 billion This was an increase of £3.6 billion (31%) on last month.

Non-EU Exports for February2022 were £14.5 billion. This was an decrease of £0.1 billion (0.8%) on last month.

The USA accounted for 11.5% (£3.4bn) of the total value of goods exports from the UK. Germany had the second largest proportion accounting for 8.8% (£2.6bn) per cent followed by the Republic of Ireland with 8.2% (£2.4bn), the Netherlands with 7.8% (£2.3bn) and France with 6.5% (£1.9bn). The top five export partners accounted for 42.8% of total exports in goods in February 2022


Imports to the UK

EU Imports for February 2022 were £23.6 billion. This was an increase of £0.9 billion (4.1%) on last month

Non-EU Imports for February 2022 were £25.8 billion. This was an decrease of £2.1 billion (7.6%) on last month.

Germany accounted for 11.8% (£5.9bn) of the total value of imports to the UK. China had the second largest proportion of the total value of trade accounting for 9.7% (£4.8bn), followed by the USA 9.2% (£4.6bn), the Netherlands 7.4% (£3.7bn) and Norway with 6.7% (£3.3bn). The top five import partner countries accounted for 44.8% of the total value of goods imported in February 2022.


Data

Spreadsheets are available which show the figures in more detail.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics February 2022: import and export data

The following tables contain EU and Non-EU import and export data for February2022.

UK overseas trade in goods statistics February 2022: imports

UK overseas trade in goods statistics February 2022: exports