United Kingdom (UK): Largest export commodities 2019

Machinery and transport equipment was the most valuable export commodity for the United Kingdom in 2019, with an export value of 142.87 billion British pounds. Chemical exports were worth over 57.6 billion pounds, while miscellaneous manufacturers were worth 55 billion pounds.

Import commodities


The most valuable import commodity for the United Kingdom in 2019, was also machinery and transport equipment, amounting to 183 billion British pounds. The next most valuable import commodity was chemicals at over 57 billion pounds in this year.

UK trading partners


In 2018 over half of all the United Kingdom’s exports and imports went to the European Single Market, making it the main trading partner for the UK. In terms of individual countries, the United States was the main export partner at 15.7 percent of all exports, while Germany had the highest share of UK imports at 13.9 percent.

Largest export commodities of the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019

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Release date

April 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2019

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