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Exports | Imports
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ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of United Kingdom
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PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Cars
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Exports In 2021, United Kingdom exported $30.2B in Cars, making it the 7th largest exporter of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 1st most exported product in United Kingdom. The main destination of Cars exports from United Kingdom are: United States ($6.86B), China ($4.57B), Germany ($2.68B), Belgium ($1.76B), and France ($1.39B).

The fastest growing export markets for Cars of United Kingdom between 2020 and 2021 were China ($1.01B), United States ($693M), and France ($646M).

Imports In 2021, United Kingdom imported $33.6B in Cars, becoming the 5th largest importer of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 2nd most imported product in United Kingdom. United Kingdom imports Cars primarily from: Germany ($11.2B), Spain ($3.17B), China ($2.08B), Belgium ($2.05B), and South Korea ($1.95B).

The fastest growing import markets in Cars for United Kingdom between 2020 and 2021 were China ($1.5B), South Korea ($567M), and Czechia ($506M).

Latest Trends

November 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

Time Scale
Flow
Color
EXPORT GROWTH (November 2022 - November 2023)£239M(8.96%)
IMPORT GROWTH (November 2022 - November 2023)£855M(26.3%)
MAIN EXPORTER (November 2023)Southampton£1.4B
MAIN DESTINATION (November 2023)United States£628M

This section shows Cars's exports and imports data at subnational level for United Kingdom. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Cars over time.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

Color
EXPORTS (2021)$30.2B
IMPORTS (2021)$33.6B
NET TRADE (2021)-$3.38B

In 2021, United Kingdom exported $30.2B in Cars. The main destinations of United Kingdom exports on Cars were United States ($6.86B), China ($4.57B), Germany ($2.68B), Belgium ($1.76B), and France ($1.39B).

In 2021, United Kingdom imported $33.6B in Cars, mainly from Germany ($11.2B), Spain ($3.17B), China ($2.08B), Belgium ($2.05B), and South Korea ($1.95B).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

Flow
THE FASTEST GROWING Cars EXPORT MARKETS FOR United Kingdom WERE (2020 - 2021):
China$1.01B (28.3%)
United States$693M (11.2%)
France$646M (87.2%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cars BY United Kingdom WERE (2020 - 2021):
Netherlands-$609M (-58.7%)
Belgium-$183M (-9.4%)
Turkey-$166M (-36.8%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, United Kingdom's main exporting competitors in Cars were:
In 2021, United Kingdom's main importing competitors in Cars were:

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Trade Value of Cars by Exporters

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