Branded exports in focus

Key Indicators

Key indicators
  Q1 2018 Q1 2019
Change
All Food and drink £5.3bn
£5.8bn
10.7%
EU £3.3bn
£3.7bn
9.9%
Non-EU £1.9bn
£2.1bn
12.2%
EU share 63.5%
63.0%
-0.5pp
Non-EU share 36.4%
36.9%
0.5pp
Trade deficit -£5.9bn
-£6.1bn
-4.5%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise


Top 10 products

Top 10 Products
  Change (from 2018)
  Q1 2019
Value (£) Value (%) Volume (%)
Whisky £1139.0m
£183.6m
19.2%
15.8%
Salmon
£206.5m
£59.9m
40.5%
19.9%
Chocolate
£198.1m
£11.1m
5.9%
8.6%
Cheese
£193.2m
£25.1m
15.0%
14.4%
Wine
£173.3m
£28.5m
19.7%
8.6%
Gin
£155.4m
£35.5m
29.6%
19.5%
Beef £142.3m
£5.4m
3.9%
14.2%
Beer
£130.5m
£21.4m
19.6%
51.6%
Breakfast cereals £125.9m
£6.0m
5.0%
11.5%
Pork
£120.3m
£9.5m 8.6%
4.3%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise


Top 20 Markets

Top 20 Markets
  Q1 2019
Change
Ireland £1016.6m
1.8%
France £582.9m
11.2%
United States £523.1m
13.0%
Netherlands £471.6m
21.9%
Germany £405.3m
15.3%
Spain £224.9m
6.1%
Belgium £195.6m
12.3%
China £164.1m
24.3%
Italy £154.7m
6.5%
Poland £106.4m
13.0%
Sweden £99.9m
38.7%
Australia £99.6m
2.2%
Denmark £93.4m
10.5%
Hong Kong £92.3m
-18.0%
Singapore £91.5m
-8.3%
Japan £86.3m
52.2%
Canada £77.0m
9.0%
United Arab Emirates £74.5m
-8.9%
Taiwan £64.9m
23.4%
Saudi Arabia £53.0m
28.6%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise


UK food and drink exports over the last 10 years

UK Food and Drink Export Value vs. Export Growth
World EU27 Non-EU
Q1 2009 £3.2bn £2.3bn £0.9bn
Q1 2010 £3.4bn £2.3bn £1.1bn
Q1 2011 £4.2bn £2.7bn £1.5bn
Q1 2012 £4.3bn £2.8bn £1.6bn
Q1 2013 £4.3bn £2.7bn £1.7bn
Q1 2014 £4.5bn £2.8bn £1.6bn
Q1 2015 £4.3bn £2.6bn £1.7bn
Q1 2016 £4.5bn £2.8bn £1.7bn
Q1 2017 £4.9bn £3.0bn £1.9bn
Q1 2018 £5.3bn £3.3bn £1.9bn
Q1 2019 £5.8bn £3.7bn £2.1bn

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise


Branded Goods

Branded Goods
  Q1 2018 Q1 2019 Change
World £1.41bn
£1.53bn
8.4%
EU £1.03bn
£1.09bn
5.9%
Non-EU £0.39bn
£0.44bn 15.4%
EU share 73.1%
71.4% 1.7pp
Non-EU share 26.9%
28.6% -1.7pp

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise


Top 5 UK products sold to Saudi Arabia

Top 5 UK products sold to Saudi Arabia
Product United Kingdom Pounds % Change
2017 2018 2019 2019/2018
Oats
£17.3m £12.2m £7.1m -42.18%
Breakfast cereals
£3.2m £3.6m £6.6m 84.47%
Chocolate
£2.7m £2.5m £4.0m 61.38%
Biscuits (sweet)
£2.7m £1.9m £4.0m 104.02%
Eggs
£0.8m £0.4m £1.7m 306.83%

* Food and non-alcoholic drink exports from the UK to the rest of the world


Top 10 Markets of Q1 Branded Goods Exports

Top 10 Markets of Q1 Branded Goods Exports
Partner Country United Kingdom Pounds %Share % Change
2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019 2019/2018
Ireland
£340.8m £382.7m £402.3m 25.63% 27.07% 26.24% 5.14%
Germany
£129.0m £133.9m £141.6m 9.70% 9.47% 9.24% 5.74%
Netherlands
£103.4m £155.4m £130.6m 7.77% 8.17% 8.52% 13.15%
France
£92.0m £95.6m £99.7m 6.92% 6.76% 6.50% 4.27%
United States
£47.1m £49.7m £49.2m 3.54% 3.52% 3.21% - 0.98%
Poland
£31.5m £41.0m £46.5m 2.37% 2.90% 3.03% 13.47%
Australia
£33.9m £39.2m £43.5m 2.55% 2.77% 2.84% 11.02%
Spain
£36.2m £40.1m £42.9m 2.72% 2.84% 2.80% 6.89%
Sweden
£28.4m £33.1m £37.5m 2.14% 2.34% 2.44% 13.04%
Belgium
£31.7m £42.4m £36.2m 2.38% 3.00% 2.36% -14.58%
Saudi Arabia
£20.3m £16.8m £30.6m 1.53% 1.19% 2.00% 82.27%