Branded exports in focus

Key Indicators

Key indicators
  Q1 2017 Q1 2018
Change
All Food and drink £4.95bn
£5.22bn
5.5%
EU £3.06bn
£3.31bn
8.2%
Non-EU £1.89bn
£1.91bn
1.2%
EU share 61.7%
63.3%
1.60pp
Non-EU share 38.2%
 36.6%
-1.60pp
Trade balance (inc. Alcohol) -£6.2bn

-£5.8bn
+5.5%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Branded Goods

Branded Goods*
  Q1 2017 Q1 2018 Change
World £1.33bn
£1.41bn
6.2%
EU £0.93bn
£1.03bn
10.7%
Non-EU £0.40bn
£0.38bn
- 4.3%
EU share 70.1%
73.0%
2.9pp
Non-EU share 29.9%
27.0%
-2.9pp

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

Top 10 products

Top 10 Products
  Change
  Q1 2018
Value % Value % Volume
Whisky £955.0m
£58.5m
6.5%
2.9%
Chocolate
£185.5m
£27.8m
17.6%
12.6%
Cheese
£161.9m

£17.5m
12.1%
19.8%
Salmon
£146.0m
-£40.7m
-21.8%

-16.1%
Wine
£145.0m
£11.6m
8.7%
16.3%
Beef
£137.1m
£21.1m
18.2%
7.2%
Gin £119.0m
£10.7m
9.9%
10.7%
Breakfast cereals
£111.2m
£25.8m
30.3%
29.1%
Pork £111.0m
£1.4m
1.3%
4.7%
Beer
£109.1m
-£16.1m -12.8%
-16.3%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Top 20 Markets

Top 20 Markets
  Q1 2018
Change
Ireland £981.0m
13.6%
France £518.8m
- 0.4%
United States £461.4m
- 9.0%
Netherlands £381.1m
9.5%
Germany £352.8m
5.6%
Spain £209.1m
6.5%
Belgium £172.5m
6.8%
Italy £145.4m
12.2%
China £132.4m

9.0%
Hong Kong £112.7m
2.8%
Singapore £99.9m
30.9%
Australia £98.0m
21.9%
Poland £96.5m
14.1%
Denmark £85.6m
8.4%
United Arab Emirates £81.9m
- 0.3%
Canada £70.5m
- 9.0%
Sweden £68.6m
- 5.4%
Japan £56.7m
5.4%
Taiwan £52.6m
18.2%
Czech Republic £44.7m
52.3%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

UK food and drink exports over the last 10 years

UK food and drink exports
Q1 EU27 Non-EU
2008 £2.1.bn
£0.9.bn
2009 £2.3.bn
£0.9.bn
2010 £2.4.bn
£1.1.bn
2011 £2.7.bn
£1.5.bn
2012 £2.8.bn
£1.6.bn
2013 £2.7.bn
£1.7.bn
2014 £2.8.bn
£1.6.bn
2015 £2.7.bn
£1.7.bn
2016 £2.8.bn
£1.7.bn
2017 £3.1.bn
£1.9.bn
2018 £3.3.bn £1.9.bn

10 year breakfast cereals exports destinations

10 year breakfast cereals exports destinations
  2018 Q1 2017 Q1 Change%
Ireland £17.56 m
£22.39 m
27.50
United Arab Emirates £6.10 m
£8.23 m
35.03
Belgium £4.89 m
£6.54 m
33.68
France £5.80 m
£6.47 m
11.59
Italy £4.97 m
£6.43 m
29.40
Spain £5.38 m

£5.60 m
4.07
Germany £3.81 m
£5.54 m
45.45
Netherlands £4.08 m
£3.95 m
- 3.29
Saudi Arabia £3.16 m
£3.58 m
13.32
Australia £1.92 m
£3.50 m
81.69

Quarterly food and drinks exports to Japan

Quarterly food and drinks exports to Japan
Period United Kingdom Pounds
Q1 2008 £37.50 m
Q2 2008 £34.92 m
Q3 2008
£44.17 m
Q4 2008
£32.33 m
Q1 2009
£38.73 m
Q2 2009
£33.64 m
Q3 2009
£34.81 m
Q4 2009
£37.33 m
Q1 2010
£38.06 m
Q2 2010
£38.03 m
Q3 2010
£41.45 m
Q4 2010 £43.17 m
Q1 2011
£49.40 m
Q2 2011
£47.67 m
Q3 2011
£48.32 m
Q4 2011
£43.10 m
Q1 2012
£45.67 m
Q2 2012
£44.81 m
Q3 2012
£51.67 m
Q4 2012
£50.08 m
Q1 2013
£41.74 m
Q2 2013
£44.30 m
Q3 2013
£48.31 m
Q4 2013
£44.42 m
Q1 2014
£47.83 m
Q2 2014
£43.63 m
Q3 2014
£44.91 m
Q4 2014 £46.97 m
Q1 2015
£64.33 m
Q2 2015
£55.17 m
Q3 2015
£46.97 m
Q4 2015
£49.46 m
Q1 2016
£51.23 m
Q2 2016
£61.05 m
Q3 2016 £58.04 m
Q4 2016
£52.88 m
Q1 2017
£53.79 m
Q2 2017
£56.31 m
Q3 2017
£60.19 m
Q4 2017
£68.05 m
Q1 2018
£56.70 m

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise


Last reviewed: 27 Nov 2018