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UK exports continue to rise

UK exports

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed exports (goods and services) in the year to November 2018 were worth £630 billion, growing by £13.9 billion since the previous year.

There has now been 32 consecutive months of export growth on a 12-month rolling basis.

As the UK considers future Free Trade Agreements with the likes of the USA, Australia, New Zealand and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), goods exports to these countries continued to boom:

  • USA: up 6.9% to £54.9 billion

  • Australia: up 2.9% £5.1 billion

  • New Zealand: up 3.8% to £869 million

  • CPTPP: up 4.2% to £28.4 billion

Other notable goods exports growth to non-EU markets include Nigeria (up 29.2%), India (up 27.3%), and Thailand (up 18.5%).

 

Source: Department for International Trade