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Key indicators
  2014 2015 Change
Food and non-alcoholic drink £12.9bn £12.3bn -4.4%
EU 28 £9.4bn £8.9bn -5.5%
Non-EU £3.5bn £3.4bn -1.5%
EU share 73.0% 72.2% -0.8pp
Non-EU share 27.0 27.8 -0.8pp
Trade balance -£22.4bn -£22.8bn -1.6%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs

 

Value Added Goods
  2014 2015 Change
World £4.59bn £4.63 0.9%
EU28 £3.25 £3.21 -1.3%
Non-EU £1.34bn £1.43bn 6.4%

 

Top 10 Products
  Change
  2015 Value % Value % Volume
Chocolate £579.6m -£10.7m -1.8% 2.2%
Salmon £496.4m -£131.8m -21.0% -8.6%
Cheese £449.3m -£19.3m -4.1% 12.8%
Beef £427.7m -£38.2m -8.2% -5.6%
Sweet Biscuits £383.5m £9.8m 2.6% 5.0%
Soft drinks £377.6m -£12.8m -3.3% 7.0%
Breakfast cereals £368.6m £6.5m 1.8% 6.4%
Vegetables £336.3m £18.0m 5.6% 5.5%
Chicken £282.6m -£73.2m -20.6% -15.0%
Sauces/Condiments £280.5m -£1.2m -0.4% -19.7%

 

Exports by Sector
  2015 Change
Other groceries £3.5bn 1.5%
Cereals & bakery £2.3bn 10
Meat/animal products £1.5bn 13.5%
Fish/seafood £1.3bn -15.1%
Dairy £1.2bn -15.1%
Confectionery £1.0bn -4.0%
Fruit & veg £0.9bn -3.5%
Soft drinks £0.4bn -3.1%
Tea, coffee, cocoa powder £0.4bn -0.3%

 

Top 20 Markets
  2015 Change
Ireland £2932.6m -6.2%
France £1374.2m -7.4%
Netherlands £1126.2m -6.7%
Germany £909.9m -10.8%
Spain £555.1m 9.0%
United States £1.0bn -4.0%
Belgium £401.9m -7.0%
Italy £348.2m -3.5%
China £237.5m 9.0%
Denmark £228.1m 0.8%
Sweden £188.8m 1.2%
UAE £184.2m 9.5%
Poland £183.4m -16.9%
Hong Kong £165.4m -19.3%
Australia £163.7m 14.0%
Saudi Arabia £154.7m 25.1%
Canada £141.6m -0.1%
Portugal £136.7m 32.1%
Norway £127.3m -13.8%
Japan £113.0m 19.2%

 

Top 10 value added exports
  2015 Change
Ireland £1211.3m -3.2%
Germany £410.8m 2.0%
Netherlands £384.m -1.2%
France £332.2m -1.9%
United States £159.1m 3.5%
Australia £125.3m 27.0%
Spain £125.3m 13.8%
Belgium £105.8m -5.7%
Italy £99.2m -1.8%
Sweden £98.9m -3.2%

 

Top 10 EU markets
  2015 Change
Ireland £2932.6m -£194.0m -6.2%
France £1374.2m -£109.6m -7.4%
Netherlands £1126.2m -£81.4m -6.7%
Germany £909.9m -£110.1m -10.8%
Spain £555.1m £46.0m 9.0%
Belgium £401.9m -£30.4m -7.0%
Italy £348.2m -£12.4m -3.5%
Denmark £228.1m £1.7m 0.8%
Sweden £188.8m £2.2m 1.2%
Poland £183.4m -£37.3m -16.9%

 

Top 10 Non-EU markets
  2015 Change
United States £549.1m -£14.6m -2.6%
China £237.5m £19.6m 9.0%
UAE £184.2m £16.0m 9.5%
Hong Kong £165.4m -£39.6m -19.3%
Australia £163.7m £20.0m 14.0%
Saudi Arabia £154.7m £31.1m 25.1%
Canada £141.6m -£0.2m -0.1%
Norway £127.3m -£20.5m -13.8%
Japan £113.0m £18.2m 19.2%
Thailand £107.9m £59.3m 121.9%

 

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