United Kingdom Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 490,840
No. Of products 4,485
No. Of partners 231
Imports (in US$ Mil) 671,694
No. Of products 4,511
No. Of partners 229

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.05
Index of export market penetration33.13
World Growth3.50
Country Growth3.97

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)256,906,844,170.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)396,579,074,270.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)31.77
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)30.01

United Kingdom top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States65,985 13.44
Germany47,511 9.68
Netherlands34,528 7.03
France32,082 6.54
Ireland28,285 5.76
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany92,101 13.71
China63,392 9.44
United States63,294 9.42
Netherlands55,888 8.32
France37,854 5.64

United Kingdom Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials44,231 9.01 60,745 9.04 ...
Intermediate goods117,045 23.85 132,547 19.73 ...
Consumer goods172,511 35.15 274,099 40.81 ...
Capital goods135,593 27.62 190,115 28.30 ...

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...31,765,925.01
Petroleum oils and o ...27,633,053.28
Aircraft parts nes15,346,025.98
Automobiles with rec ...14,916,720.24
Other medicaments of ...14,510,180.73
Petroleum oils and o ...26,347,850.62
Gold in oth semi-man ...25,385,996.87
Petroleum oils, etc, ...22,124,097.77
Transmission apparat ...19,080,792.06
Other medicaments of ...13,720,352.77

Tariff and Trade Barriers for United Kingdom


No. Of Tariff Agreement ...
Simple Average (%) ...
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) ...
Maximum Rate (%) ...
Weighted Average (%) ...
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) ...

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All14.30

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)2,855,297
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)41,770.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-50,333.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-1.76

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank8
Trading Across Borders Rank33

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score4.07
LPI Rank8