2021
Exports | Imports
$791M | $2.15BWorld Rnk 15 / 164
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World Rnk 4 / 223
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2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of United Kingdom
1.43Rnk 11 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Cheese
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Exports In 2021, United Kingdom exported $791M in Cheese, making it the 15th largest exporter of Cheese in the world. At the same year, Cheese was the 94th most exported product in United Kingdom. The main destination of Cheese exports from United Kingdom are: Ireland ($151M), France ($112M), Belgium ($84.5M), United States ($67.4M), and Netherlands ($61.4M).

The fastest growing export markets for Cheese of United Kingdom between 2020 and 2021 were Belgium ($57.3M), United States ($14M), and France ($10.3M).

Imports In 2021, United Kingdom imported $2.15B in Cheese, becoming the 4th largest importer of Cheese in the world. At the same year, Cheese was the 61st most imported product in United Kingdom. United Kingdom imports Cheese primarily from: Ireland ($453M), Italy ($319M), France ($316M), Denmark ($160M), and Germany ($159M).

The fastest growing import markets in Cheese for United Kingdom between 2020 and 2021 were Greece ($75.1M), Belgium ($38.9M), and Poland ($21M).

Latest Trends

November 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

Time Scale
Flow
Color
EXPORT GROWTH (November 2022 - November 2023)£-2.48M(-2.96%)
IMPORT GROWTH (November 2022 - November 2023)£3.04M(1.78%)
MAIN EXPORTER (November 2023)Dover Eurotunnel£23.5M
MAIN DESTINATION (November 2023)Ireland£13.3M

This section shows Cheese'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 Cheese over time.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

Color
EXPORTS (2021)$791M
IMPORTS (2021)$2.15B
NET TRADE (2021)-$1.35B

In 2021, United Kingdom exported $791M in Cheese. The main destinations of United Kingdom exports on Cheese were Ireland ($151M), France ($112M), Belgium ($84.5M), United States ($67.4M), and Netherlands ($61.4M).

In 2021, United Kingdom imported $2.15B in Cheese, mainly from Ireland ($453M), Italy ($319M), France ($316M), Denmark ($160M), and Germany ($159M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

Flow
THE FASTEST GROWING Cheese EXPORT MARKETS FOR United Kingdom WERE (2020 - 2021):
Belgium$57.3M (210%)
United States$14M (26.1%)
France$10.3M (10.1%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cheese BY United Kingdom WERE (2020 - 2021):
Ireland-$76.5M (-33.7%)
Germany-$27.8M (-42.5%)
Spain-$23.8M (-49.1%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, United Kingdom's main exporting competitors in Cheese were:
In 2021, United Kingdom's main importing competitors in Cheese were:
Germany $5.25B
France $2.51B
Italy $2.25B

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Trade Value of Cheese by Exporters

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