Overview In August 2021 London Heathrow Airport exported £4.86B and imported £7.06B, resulting in a negative trade balance of £2.19B. Between August 2020 and August 2021 the exports of London Heathrow Airport have increased by $883M (22.2%) from £3.98B to £4.86B, while imports decreased by £-4.42B (-38.5%) from £11.5B to £7.06B.
Trade In August 2021, the top exports of London Heathrow Airport were Platinum (£815M), Gold (£703M), Gas Turbines (£381M), Packaged Medicaments (£232M), and Jewellery (£182M). In August 2021 the top imports of London Heathrow Airport were Gold (£3.8B), Platinum (£535M), Telephones (£430M), Gas Turbines (£306M), and Computers (£251M).
Destinations In August 2021, London Heathrow Airport exported mostly to United States (£1.04B), United Arab Emirates (£477M), Hong Kong (£432M), Germany (£388M), and China (£358M), and imported mostly from United States (£1.52B), Russia (£1.24B), South Africa (£653M), Kazakhstan (£651M), and China (£585M).
Growth In August 2021, the increase in London Heathrow Airport's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to United Arab Emirates (£330M or 226%), Hong Kong (£44.6M or 11.5%), and Japan (£41M or 22%), and product exports increase in Platinum (£345M or 73.5%), Gold (£276M or 64.8%), and Jewellery (£98.8M or 118%). In August 2021, the decrease in London Heathrow Airport's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Uzbekistan (£-2.08B or -100%), Hong Kong (£-1.79B or -85.1%), and Switzerland (£-517M or -52%), and product imports decrease in Gold (£-4.73B or -55.5%), Pharmaceutical Rubber Products (£-86.5M or -99.8%), and Other Cloth Articles (£-81.8M or -97.2%).