Branded exports in focus

Key Indicators

Key indicators
  H1 2017 H1 2018
Change
All Food and drink £10.16bn
£10.68bn
5.1%
EU £6.25bn
£6.71bn
7.3%
Non-EU £3.90bn
£3.96bn
1.6%
EU share 61.5%
62.8%
1.3pp
Non-EU share 38.4%
37.1%
-1.3pp
Trade balance (inc. Alcohol) -£12.6bn
-£12.1bn
-4.4%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Branded Goods

Branded Goods*
  H1 2017 H1 2018 Change
World £2.7bn
£2.8bn
4.6%
EU £1.9bn
£2.0bn
9.6%
Non-EU £0.9bn
£0.8bn
-6.0%
EU share 68.2%
71.4%
3.2pp
Non-EU share 31.8%
28.6%
-3.2pp

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise
*Non-alcoholic drinks

Top 10 products

Top 10 Products
  Change
  H1 2018
Value % Value % Volume
Whisky £2010.6m
£191.3m
10.5%
4.9%
Chocolate
£340.0m
£41.1m
13.8%
13.3%
Cheese
£322.1m
£34.2m
11.9%
16.7%
Salmon
£312.3m
-£95.1m
-23.3%
-23.9%
Wine
£306.8m
£31.9m
11.6%
33.6%
Beef
£268.7m
£39.6m
17.3%
9.7%
Gin £280.4m
£45.3m
19.3%
12.5%
Breakfast cereals
£241.4m
£46.0m
23.5%
22.7%
Beer
£235.3m
-£25.6m -9.8%
-11.4%
Pork £220.6m
-£4.9m
-2.2%
-0.3%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Top 20 Markets

Top 20 Markets
  H1 2018
Change
Ireland £1975.2m
12.0%
France £1056.8m
- 2.7%
United States £981.9m
- 6.4%
Netherlands £794.9m
11.7%
Germany £706.8m
4.7%
Spain £462.2m
13.7%
Belgium £343.6m
4.5%
China £296.5m
8.6%
Italy £283.0m
5.9%
Hong Kong £216.6m
- 0.9%
Australia £204.2m
19.3%
Poland £188.4m
12.5%
Singapore £186.8m
22.5%
United Arab Emirates £170.7m
3.8%
Denmark £167.7m
1.0%
Canada £141.7m
- 6.9%
Sweden £139.9m
- 4.2%
Japan £122.0m
10.6%
Taiwan £102.9m
8.5%
South Africa £93.7m
1.8%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

UK food and drink exports over the last 10 years

UK food and drink exports
H1 EU27 Non-EU
2008 £4.2.bn
£1.9.bn
2009 £4.6.bn
£2.0.bn
2010 £4.9.bn
£2.4.bn
2011 £5.5.bn
£3.0.bn
2012 £5.4.bn
£3.1.bn
2013 £5.6.bn
£3.5.bn
2014 £5.7.bn
£3.4.bn
2015 £5.3.bn
£3.4.bn
2016 £5.7.bn
£3.7.bn
2017 £6.3.bn
£3.9.bn
2018 £6.7.bn £4.0.bn

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Singapore and Australia the fastest growth markets

Top 10 Products to Australia
  Change
  H1 2018
Value % Value % Volume
Whisky £56.6m
£11.6m
25.8%
5.9%
Gin
£10.3m
£5.5m
114.5%
43.7%
Chocolate
£8.0m
£0.9m
13.2%
16.5%
Breakfast cereals
£7.9m
£2.7m
53.2%
78.0%
Sweet biscuits
£6.5m
-£1.6m
-19.9%
-6.0%
Sauces and condiments
£6.0m
£0.2m
3.8%
14.9%
Beer £5.6m
£1.2m
26.6%
10.0%
Savoury biscuits
£4.8m
£2.0m
72.2%
35.5%
Soft drinks
£4.4m
£2.2m 99.3%
289.4%
Cakes £4.3m
-£4.2m
-49.3%
-43.5%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Top 5 UK products exported to Singapore

Top 5 UK products exported to Singapore
Product H1 2018
Change
1. Whisky £141.1m
24.6%
2. Wine £12.5m
28.2%
3. Gin £2.5m
8.7%
4. Chocolate £2.4m
-14.2%
5. Sweet biscuits £2.2m
15.3%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Top 10 Asia Pacific Markets of UK Food and Drink Exports

Top 10 Asia Pacific Markets of UK Food and Drink Exports
  H1 2016 H1 2017 H1 2018 Change
China £202.3m
£272.9m
£296.5m
46.5%
Hong Kong £171.5m
£218.6m
£216.6m
26.3%
Australia £137.4m
£171.2m
£204.2m
48.7%
Singapore £131.4m
£152.5m
£186.8m
42.1%
Japan £112.1m
£110.3m
£122.0m
8.8%
Taiwan £94.7m
£94.9m
£102.9m
8.7%
South Korea £87.8m
£102.4m
£92.5m
5.4%
India £52.1m
£50.8m
£66.4m
27.4%
Thailand £54.9m
£45.7m
£34.8m
-36.7%
Malaysia £78.7m
£45.1m
£32.5m
-58.8%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise
* the percentages here refer to the percentage change between H1 2016 and H1 2018.

Comparisons of food and drink exports from different EU countries to China, the US and Japan

Comparisons of food and drink exports from different EU countries to China
China 2015 2016 2017 CAGR* 2015-17 % change
UK £289.9m
£438.7m
£564.5m
24.9%
94.7%
Spain €765.1m
€1112.2m
€1090.2m
12.5%
42.5%
Ireland €509.2m
€697.0m
€713.8m
11.9%
40.2%
Denmark €701.7m
€883.6m
€873.8m
7.6%
24.5%
Germany €1285.5m
€1663.5m
€1444.1m
4.0%
12.3%
France €2315.7m
€1938.6m
€2368.5m
0.8%
2.3%

Comparisons of food and drink exports from different EU countries to US
US 2015 2016 2017 CAGR* 2015-17 % change
Ireland €709.9m
€897.9m
€1031.2m
13.3%
45.3%
Spain €1469.9m
€1673.6m
€1804.1m
7.1%
22.7%
UK £1901.9m
£2154.8m
£2272.6m
6.1%
19.5%
France €3492.6m
€3811.9m
€4146.4m
5.9%
18.7%
Germany €1596.4m
€1680.0m
€1746.8m
3.0%
9.4%
Denmark €361.4m
€362.4m
€393.0m
2.8%
8.7%

Comparisons of food and drink exports from different EU countries to Japan
Japan 2015 2016 2017 CAGR* 2015-17 % change
Ireland €35.6m
€54.5m
€90.3m
36.3%
153.3%
Spain €653.4m
€739.1m
€858.2m
9.5%
31.3%
Germany €329.4m
€353.2m
€422.7m
8.7%
28.3%
Denmark €565.1m
€630.9m
€642.7m
4.4%
13.7%
UK £216.2m
£222.9m
£238.6m
3.3%
10.4%
France €1076.2m
€1074.3m
€1119.7m
1.3%
4.0%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise