United Kingdom Imports

Imports in the United Kingdom increased to 43354 GBP Million in May of 2014 from 42796 GBP Million in April of 2014. Imports in the United Kingdom averaged 22104.06 GBP Million from 1955 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 45307 GBP Million in September of 2013 and a record low of 1031 GBP Million in June of 1955. Imports in the United Kingdom is reported by the Office for National Statistics.

   
 
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United Kingdom Imports


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
43354.00 42796.00 45307.00 1031.00 1955 - 2014 GBP Million Monthly
United Kingdom imports mostly manufactured products (83 percent of total imports) and raw metals and fuels (12 percent of total imports). The most important manufactured products are Computer, Electronic and Optical Products (11 percent); Transports Equipment (14 percent); Chemical Products; Food and Beverages; Chemical products; Apparel, Textiles and Leather; Basics Metals and Refined Petroleum Products. U.K. main import partners are China (8 percent), United States (7 percent), Norway (6 percent) and European Union countries with Germany, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Italy and Ireland being the most important. This page provides - United Kingdom Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2418.00 -2052.00 2946.00 -5269.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 40936.00 40744.00 43533.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
Imports 43354.00 42796.00 45307.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -18495.00 -23519.00 2752.00 -23519.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -3.80 1.90 -4.90 Percent [+]
External Debt -81805.00 -21222.00 97635.00 -218422.00 GBP Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.00 99.00 111.80 82.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 13483.00 6038.00 70710.00 -7354.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.25 310.25 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 881.00 885.00 2747.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


United Kingdom Imports Last Reference Previous Highest
European Union 17429.00  GBP MIL May/14 17146.00 17429.00 [+]





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