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Release: UK Trade in Goods Analysed in Terms of Industry, Q1 2012

Released: 18 June 2012 Next edition: 14 September 2012

Contact

Marilyn Thomas

Trade in Transfers

trade.in.goods@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455708

Categories: Economy, National Accounts, Balance of Payments

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

  • In Quarter 1 of 2012, the deficit on trade in goods widened by £1.3 billion to £25.5 billion, compared with the deficit of £24.2 billion in Quarter 4 of 2011.

  • In Quarter 1 of 2012, total exports fell by £0.4 billion (0.5 per cent) to £76.7 billion, but total imports rose by £0.4 billion (0.8 per cent) to £102.2 billion.

The value of UK exports and imports of goods grouped by industry. Goods are attributed to the industry of which they are the principal products.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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