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2019
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Exports
: $64.7B, Rnk 1 / 221

2019
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Top Product
: $9.97B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $51B, Rnk 7 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $6.17B, Gold

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.5, Rnk 14 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.63, Rnk 10 / 157

2019
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GDP
: $2.83T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 17.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 152 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $21.4T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 48.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 96 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $42,330, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 9.34%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 143 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $65,298, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 38.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 76 / 187

United Kingdom-United States: In 2019, United Kingdom exported $64.7B to United States. The main products that United Kingdom exported to United States are Cars ($9.97B), Gas Turbines ($4.56B), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($2.92B). During the last 24 years the exports of United Kingdom to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 3.63%, from $27.5B in 1995 to $64.7B in 2019.

In 2017, United Kingdom exported services to United States worth $77.9B, with Other business services ($28.8B), Financial services ($18.5B), and Transportation ($8.39B) being the largest in terms of value.

United States-United Kingdom: In 2019, United States exported $51B to United Kingdom . The main products that United States exported to United Kingdom were Gold ($6.17B), Crude Petroleum ($5.14B), and Packaged Medicaments ($1.76B). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 2.32%, from $29.4B in 1995 to $51B in 2019.

In 2011, United States exported services to United Kingdom worth $30.3B, with Travel ($10B), Royalties and license fees ($8.56B), and Transportation ($6.91B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2019,  United Kingdom ranked 14 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.5), and 10 in total exports ($446B). That same year, United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.63), and 2 in total exports ($1.51T).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, United Kingdom exported $64.7B to United States. The main products exported from United Kingdom to United States were Cars ($9.97B), Gas Turbines ($4.56B), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($2.92B). During the last 24 years the exports of United Kingdom to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 3.63%, from $27.5B in 1995 to $64.7B in 2019.

In 2019, United States exported $51B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from United States to United Kingdom were Gold ($6.17B), Crude Petroleum ($5.14B), and Packaged Medicaments ($1.76B). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 2.32%, from $29.4B in 1995 to $51B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $64.7B

United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $252B

This map shows whether countries import more from United Kingdom or United States. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from United Kingdom and United States or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than United States were Ireland ($26.9B), Sweden ($6.58B), and Azerbaijan ($2.48B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from United States than United Kingdom were Canada ($252B), Mexico ($235B), and China ($103B).

Comparative Advantage United Kingdom - United States

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This chart compares trade between United Kingdom and United States by product, considering products traded by both, United Kingdom and United States.

During 2019, United Kingdom had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Machines ($15.5B), Transportation ($14.4B), and Chemical Products ($11.6B).

During 2019, United States had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Machines ($11.2B), Precious Metals ($8.53B), and Mineral Products ($7.38B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2017, United Kingdom exported services to United States worth $77.9B, with Other business services ($28.8B), Financial services ($18.5B), and Transportation ($8.39B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2011, United States exported services to United Kingdom worth $30.3B, with Travel ($10B), Royalties and license fees ($8.56B), and Transportation ($6.91B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more United Kingdom has comparative advantage over United States. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more United States has comparative advantage over United Kingdom.