What are the UK’s 5 main exports?
The UK’s top exports are mechanical machinery (14%); cars (10%); electrical machinery (8%); medicinal/pharmaceutical products (8%); crude oil (6%); aircraft (5%); other miscellaneous manufactures (5%); scientific/photographic (4%); and refined oil (3%).
What are the UK’s major imports and exports?
- Gems, precious metals: US$108.4 billion (17.2% of total imports)
- Machinery including computers: $70.2 billion (11.1%)
- Vehicles: $58 billion (9.2%)
- Electrical machinery, equipment: $55.8 billion (8.8%)
- Mineral fuels including oil: $34 billion (5.4%)
- Pharmaceuticals: $25.9 billion (4.1%)
What are the UK’s major imports?
Value of trade in goods imports in the United Kingdom in 2020/21, by commodity (in million GBP)
|Characteristic||Value of imports in million GBP|
|Food and live animals||38,914|
|Beverages and tobacoo||9,301|
Which country exports the most?
World’s 10 LARGEST Exporters
|NO.||COUNTRY||YEARLY EXPORTS VALUE|
|2||UNITED STATES||$1.56 trillion|
What is UK famous for producing?
The economy of England is the largest economy of the four countries of the United Kingdom. England is a highly industrialised country. It is an important producer of textiles and chemical products.
|Region||Total UK GDP:|
|GDP (trillion $)||2.8|
|GDP (trillion €)||2.3|
|GDP (trillion £)||2.1|
What is London’s biggest export?
Miscellaneous manufactured articles (including, for example, clothing, toys and games, works of art and antiques) was London’s largest goods export product by value at £11.9 billion in 2015. This was followed by Mineral fuels, lubricants & related materials, and Machinery & transport equipment, both at £5.5 billion.
Who is the UK’s biggest trading partner?
List of the largest trading partners of United Kingdom
|–||Total for non-EU||642,726|
|–||European Union (Total)||614,980|
What is the most imported product in the UK?
Searchable List of UK’s Most Valuable Import Products
|Rank||UK Import Product||2019 Value (US$)|
Where does the UK import the most from?
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|United Kingdom Imports By Country||Value||Year|
Does the UK import electricity?
Imports. The UK electricity network is connected to systems in France, the Netherlands and Ireland through cables called interconnectors. The UK uses these to import or export electricity when it is most economical.
What food does the UK import?
‘Fruit and vegetables’ has the largest trade deficit. In 2019 imports were £11.5 bn while exports were worth £1.3 bn, giving a trade gap of £10.2 bn.
3.4 UK trade in different food groups, 2019.
|2019||exports £billion||imports £billion|
|Dairy & eggs||2.0||3.3|
Can the UK feed itself?
The UK is not self-sufficient in food production; it imports 48% of the total food consumed and the proportion is rising. Therefore, as a food-trading nation, the UK relies on both imports and a thriving agricultural sector to feed itself and drive economic growth.