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