Overview In April 2023, United Kingdom exported £2.11B and imported £1.35B from Ireland, resulting in a positive trade balance of £763M. Between April 2022 and April 2023 the exports of United Kingdom have decreased by £-141M (-6.27%) from £2.25B to £2.11B, while imports decreased by £-379M (-22%) from £1.73B to £1.35B.
Trade In April 2023, the top exports of United Kingdom to Ireland were Petroleum Gas (£279M), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds (£244M), Refined Petroleum (£157M), Computers (£41.1M), and Milk (£36.9M). In April 2023 the top imports of United Kingdom from Ireland were Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds (£358M), Commodities not elsewhere specified (£53.7M), Bovine Meat (£38.1M), Packaged Medicaments (£37M), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures (£29.8M).
Origins In April 2023 the exports of United Kingdom were mainly from Holyhead (£746M), Liverpool (£283M), Milford (£212M), Heysham (£61.9M), and East Midlands Airport (£45.1M), while imports destinations were mainly Holyhead (£462M), Liverpool (£186M), East Midlands Airport (£42.7M), and Milford (£41.6M).
Growth In April 2023, the decrease in United Kingdom's year-by-year exports to Ireland was explained primarily by an decrease in product exports in Computers (£-8.43M or -17%), Commodities not elsewhere specified (£-2.87M or -10.8%), and Platinum (£-1.55M or -11.7%). In April 2023, the decrease in United Kingdom's year-by-year imports from Ireland was explained primarily by an decrease in product imports in Packaged Medicaments (£-29.3M or -44.2%), Computers (£-19.7M or -47.9%), and Scented Mixtures (£-17.8M or -46.2%).