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Publication: UK Trade, April 2012

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Contents

  • Key points
  • Key figures
  • Supplementary analysis page:
  • Value of UK trade in goods (seasonally adjusted)
  • Trade in goods – EU analysis (seasonally adjusted)
  • Trade in goods – non-EU analysis (seasonally adjusted)
  • Trade in goods – one month geographical analysis (seasonally adjusted)
  • Trade in goods – three monthly geographical analysis (seasonally adjusted)
  • Volume of total trade in goods, excluding oil and erratics (seasonally adjusted)
  • Export and import prices for trade in goods (not seasonally adjusted)
  • Trade in oil (seasonally adjusted)
  • Trade in services (seasonally adjusted)
  • Records Sheet
  • Background notes
  • Statistical contacts

Key points

The UK’s deficit on seasonally adjusted trade in goods and services was £4.4 billion in April compared with a deficit of £3.0 billion in March.

The deficit on seasonally adjusted trade in goods was £10.1 billion in April, compared with a deficit of £8.7 billion in March.

The surplus on seasonally adjusted trade in services was estimated at £5.7 billion in April, compared with a surplus of £5.8 billion in March.

Excluding oil and erratic items, the seasonally adjusted volume of exports was 7.1 per cent lower, and the volume of imports was 3.0 per cent lower in April compared with March.

Export prices of goods, non seasonally adjusted, fell by 1.2 per cent and import prices of goods fell by 1.9 per cent compared with March.

Get all the tables for this publication in the data section of this publication.

Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.1.0.

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