Leading import partners of the United Kingdom in 2018

This statistic shows the largest import sources of the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by share of imports. The largest import source for the United Kingdom was, by a considerable margin, Germany at 13.9 percent of imports, followed by China at nine percent and the United States and the Netherlands, which both accounted for 8.6 percent of imports to the UK in 2018.

Leading import markets of the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by share of imports

Share of total goods imported
Germany 13.9%
China 9%
United States 8.6%
Netherlands 8.6%
France 5.8%
Belgium5.5%
Norway 4.1%
Italy 3.9%
Spain 3.4%
Ireland2.9%
Poland 2.2%
Japan 2%
Turkey 2%
Russia1.7%
India1.6%
Sweden 1.5%
Hong Kong 1.4%
Denmark 1.4%
Switzerland 1.3%
Canada 1.2%
Czechia1.2%
Vietnam 0.9%
South Korea 0.8%
Austria 0.8%
United Arab Emirates 0.8%
Taiwan 0.7%
South Africa 0.7%
Saudi Arabia 0.7%
Portugal 0.6%
Thailand0.6%
Bangladesh 0.6%
Hungary 0.6%
Finland 0.5%
Nigeria 0.5%
Romania 0.5%
Slovakia0.5%
Algeria 0.5%
Singapore 0.5%
Australia 0.4%
Malaysia 0.4%
Brazil 0.4%
Qatar 0.3%
Pakistan 0.3%
Mexico 0.2%
Indonesia 0.2%
Israel0.2%
Chile0.2%
Cambodia 0.2%
Greece0.2%
New Zealand 0.2%
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2018

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