Trade & Transfers
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Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK and GB
Seasonally adjusted, the UK's deficit on trade in goods and services was £4.3 billion in June, compared with a deficit of £2.7 billion in May.
Taking the second quarter of 2012 as a whole, trade in goods and services was estimated to have been in deficit by £11.2 billion (seasonally adjusted), compared with a deficit of £7.8 billion in the preceding quarter.
Excluding oil and erratic items, in the second quarter the seasonally adjusted volume of exports was 3.3 per cent lower than in the preceding quarter. The volume of imports fell 0.5 per cent over the same period.