UK overseas trade in goods, June 2019
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 2019 have recently been released. (9 August 2019)
A summary is provided in a document available at
Total exports of goods for June 2019 were £29.8 billion.
Total imports of goods for June 2019 were £40.0 billion.
The UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £10.2 billion.
For EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £6.9 billion.
For Non-EU trade the UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £3.2 billion.
Imports to the UK
EU Imports for June 2019 were £20.3 billion.
Non-EU Imports for June 2019 were £19.7 billion.
Germany accounted for 11.6% (£4.6bn) of the total value of imports to the UK. The USA had the second largest proportion of the total value of trade, accounting for 9.8% (£3.9bn) followed by China 8.8% (£3.5bn), the Netherlands 7.9% (£3.1bn), and France 5.5% (£2.2bn). The top five partner countries accounted for 43.6% of total UK import value this month.
Exports from the UK
EU Exports for June 2019 were £13.4 billion
Non-EU Exports for June 2019 were £16.4 billion.
The USA accounted for 14.2% (£4.2bn) per cent of the total value of goods exports from the UK. Germany had the second largest proportion, accounting for 9.6% (£2.9bn), followed by China with 6.9% (£2.1bn), France with 6.6% (£2.0bn), and the Netherlands at 6.0% (£1.8bn). The top five export partners accounted for 43.3% of total exports in goods this month.
Spreadsheets are available which show the figures in more detail.
The following tables contain EU and Non-EU import and export data for June 2019.