H1 2017 Export Statistics

UK food and drink export statistics 2017

Branded exports in focus

Key Indicators

Key indicators
  H1 2016 H1 2017 Change
All Food and drink £9.4bn £10.2bn 8.5%
EU £5.7bn £6.3bn 9.0%
Non-EU £3.7bn £4.0bn 7.6%
EU share 60.9% 61.2% +0.3pp
Non-EU share 39.0% 38.7% -0.3pp
Trade balance (inc. Alcohol) -£10.7bn -£12.4bn -15.8%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Branded Goods*

Branded Goods*
  H1 2016 H1 2017 Change
World £2.4bn £2.7bn 11.3%
EU £1.7bn £1.8bn 10.2%
Non-EU £0.8bn £0.9bn 13.7%
EU share 68.7% 68.0% -0.7pp
Non-EU share 31.3% 32.0% 0.7pp

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

*non-alcoholic drinks

Top 10 products

Top 10 Products
  Change
  H1 2017 Value % Value % Volume
Whisky £1819.5m £64.1m 3.7% -1.0%
Salmon £407.9m £142.6m 53.7% 24.0%
Beer £313.3m £48.6m 18.4% -2.2%
Chocolate £298.7m £8.5m 2.9% -5.6%
Cheese £291.8m £59.7m 25.7% 1.0%
Wine £273.8m £47.6m 21.0% 15.4%
Gin £235.1m £9.1m 4.0% 1.9%
Beef £233.0m £26.8m 13.0% -5.0%
Pork £224.8m £42.1m 23.0% -1.9%
Soft drinks £206.4m £5.1m 2.5% -8.9%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Top 20 Markets

Top 20 Markets
  H1 2017 Change
Ireland £1765.4m 12.4%
France £1082.7m 9.3%
United States £1046.5m 7.9%
Netherlands £705.0m 13.5%
Germany £675.4m 7.7%
Spain £407.4m - 17.6%
Belgium £341.9m 39%
China £274.3m 35.3%
Italy £267.0m 6.9%
Hong Kong £219.1m 27.5%
Australia £171.9m 24.7%
Poland £167.1m 20.1%
Denmark £166.0m 13.7%
United Arab Emirates £164.8m 0.3%
South Korea £156.3m 77.0%
Singapore £152.8m 16.0%
Canada £152.1m 5.1%
Sweden £145.4m 10.4%
Japan £110.1m - 1.9%
Taiwan £95.0m 0.4%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

UK food and drink exports

UK food and drink exports
  EU27 Non-EU
H1 1997 £2.8bn £1.9bn
H1 1998 £2.7bn £1.7bn
H1 1999 £2.7bn £1.4bn
H1 2000 £2.6bn £1.5bn
H1 2001 £2.6bn £1.5bn
H1 2002 £2.6bn £1.5bn
H1 2003 £3.0bn £1.5bn
H1 2004 £3.1bn £1.5bn
H1 2005 £3.1bn £1.6bn
H1 2006 £3.2bn £1.7bn
H1 2007 £3.6bn £1.7bn
H1 2008 £4.2bn £1.9bn
H1 2009 £4.6bn £2.0bn
H1 2010 £4.9bn £2.4bn
H1 2011 £5.5bn £3.0bn
H1 2012 £5.5bn £3.2bn
H1 2013 £5.6bn £3.5bn
H1 2014 £5.7bn £3.4bn
H1 2015 £5.3bn £3.4bn
H1 2016 £5.7bn £3.7bn
H1 2017 £6.3bn £4.0bn

Last reviewed: 17 Aug 2017