United Kingdom Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 470,548
No. Of products 4,457
No. Of partners 230
Imports (in US$ Mil) 688,237
No. Of products 4,491
No. Of partners 226

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.05
Index of export market penetration34.99
World Growth12.59
Country Growth6.50

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)260,426,836,233.84
Service exports (BoP, current US$)454,411,506,005.98
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)30.06
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)28.82

United Kingdom top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States59,891 12.73
Germany40,957 8.70
Switzerland39,648 8.43
Netherlands37,016 7.87
Ireland29,135 6.19
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China91,162 13.25
Germany75,513 10.97
United States59,691 8.67
Netherlands41,621 6.05
Norway35,966 5.23

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 materials38,326 8.14 61,339 8.91 0.66
Intermediate goods128,102 27.22 175,497 25.50 0.25
Consumer goods144,997 30.81 266,580 38.73 1.35
Capital goods128,242 27.25 172,555 25.07 0.15

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...41,424,039.94
Petroleum oils and o ...19,719,253.67
Other medicaments of ...15,418,735.20
Turbo-jets of a thru ...12,373,610.43
Automobiles nes incl ...10,930,572.96
Gold in oth semi-man ...53,514,084.78
Petroleum oils and o ...23,948,508.35
Natural gas in gaseo ...20,688,497.74
Transmission apparat ...16,302,191.13
Petroleum oils, etc, ...13,423,480.20

Tariff and Trade Barriers for United Kingdom

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 50
Simple Average (%) 1
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 563,148,499.78
Maximum Rate (%) 264.63
Weighted Average (%) 0.72
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 83

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)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,122,480
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)44,790.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-38,565.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-1.24

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