UK overseas trade in goods statistics: October 2021

UK overseas trade statistics (OTS) data detailing international trade in goods at summary product and country level.

This release includes the 1st provisional estimates of trade-in-goods between the UK and both countries of the EU and those outside the EU for October 2021. Supporting tables, visuals and data can be found at www.uktradeinfo.com

Trade in Goods, October 2021

  • Total exports of goods for October 2021 were £33.8 billion. This was up £5.0 billion (18%) compared with last month, and up £5.5 billion (19%) compared with October 2020.
  • Total imports of goods for October 2021 were £45.6 billion. This was up £0.1 billion (0.2%) compared with last month, but down £3.9 billion (7.8%) compared with October 2020.
  • The UK was a net importer this month, with imports exceeding exports by £11.9 billion, narrowing by £4.9 billion on last month.

Further reading https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-overseas-trade-in-goods-statistics-october-2021

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