Q3 2017 Export Statistics

UK food and drink export statistics 2017 Q3

Key Indicators

Key indicators
  Q3 2017 Change YTD 2017 Change
All Food and drink £5.9bn 14.7% £16.1bn 11.0%
EU £3.5bn 12.5% £9.7bn 10.7%
Non-EU £2.4bn 18.2% £6.4bn 11.4%
EU share 58.8% -0.01pp 60.4% -0.16pp
Non-EU share 41.2% 0.01pp 39.5% 0.16pp
Trade balance -£5.6bn 0.7% -£18.0bn 11.1%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Branded Goods*

Branded Goods*
  Q3 2017 Change YTD 2017 Change
World £1.5bn 14.3% £4.3bn 12.7%
EU £1.0bn 8.6% £2.8bn 10.2%
Non-EU £0.6bn 25.5% £1.4bn 18.1%
EU share 63.0% -3.3pp 66.4% -1.5pp
Non-EU share 37.0% 3.3pp 33.7% 1.5pp

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

*non-alcoholic drinks

Top 10 products

Top 10 Products
  Change
  YTD 2017 Value % Value % Volume
Whisky £3156.9m £311.1m 10.9% 5.1%
Salmon £578.5m £172.7m 42.5% 21.2%
Chocolate £501.9m £30.9m 6.6% -2.7%
Beer £475.0m £50.3m 11.8% -4.2%
Cheese £448.1m £90.8m 25.4% 3.2%
Wine £412.4m £72.9m 21.5% 26.8%
Gin £387.3m £39.7m 11.4% 7.9%
Beef £360.9m £40.5m 12.7% -3.1%
Pork £329.7m £51.1m 18.3% 0.9%
Soft drinks £320.9m -£0.3m -0.1% -7.4%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Top 20 Markets

Top 20 Markets
  YTD 2017 Change
Ireland £2718.5m 12.0%
France £1684.3m 9.4%
United States £1620.8m 7.7%
Netherlands £1098.8m 14.9%
Germany £1037.7m 9.7%
Spain £696.1m - 7.1%
Belgium £493.7m 33.5%
China £420.1m 37.6%
Italy £401.5m 5.9%
Hong Kong £327.6m 24.9%
Australia £295.8m 21.5%
Poland £269.5m 19.3%
Singapore £265.6m 31.0%
United Arab Emirates £254.9m 1.9%
Denmark £252.6m 18.5%
Canada £243.2m 0.0%
South Korea £233.2m 54.6%
Sweden £215.4m 10.3%
South Africa £180.9m 6.4%
Japan £170.3m - 0.0%

Source of Data: Her Majesty's Customs & Excise

Q3 UK food and drink exports

UK food and drink exports
  EU28 Non-EU
Q3 2007 £1.9.bn £0.9.bn
Q3 2008 £2.4.bn £1.1.bn
Q3 2009 £2.3.bn £1.1.bn
Q3 2010 £2.6.bn £1.4.bn
Q3 2011 £2.9.bn £1.7.bn
Q3 2012 £2.9.bn £1.8.bn
Q3 2013 £2.9.bn £1.9.bn
Q3 2014 £2.9.bn £1.9.bn
Q3 2015 £2.8.bn £1.8.bn
Q3 2016 £3.1.bn £2.0.bn
Q3 2017 £3.5.bn £2.4.bn

20 Fastest Growing Markets*

20 Fastest Growing Markets
  YTD 2017 Change
Philippines £84.7m 289.1%
Latvia £129.3m 116.1%
Iceland £44.1m 73.2%
South Korea £233.2m 54.6%
Romania £49.6m 47.8%
Lebanon £57.4m 42.7%
Qatar £33.3m 42.6%
China £420.1m 37.6%
Belgium £493.7m 33.5%
Singapore £265.6m 31.0%
New Zealand £35.3m 29.3%
Hong Kong £327.6m 24.9%
Israel £58.8m 22.7%
Australia £295.8m 21.5%
Russia £65.5m 21.1%
Poland £269.5m 19.3%
Denmark £252.6m 18.5%
Cyprus £55.6m 18.0%
Malta £43.7m 16.0%
Netherlands £1098.8m 14.9%

*Of the top 50 export markets

Q3 branded food and drink exports to china

Q3 branded food and drink exports to china
Quarter Value
Q1 2007 £1.4m
Q2 2007 £2.0m
Q3 2007 £1.4m
Q4 2007 £1.9m
Q1 2008 £1.5m
Q2 2008 £2.7m
Q3 2008 £3.6m
Q4 2008 £3.3m
Q1 2009 £1.3m
Q2 2009 £3.4m
Q3 2009 £3.4m
Q4 2009 £4.9m
Q1 2010 £4.4m
Q2 2010 £7.6m
Q3 2010 £5.6m
Q4 2010 £7.1m
Q1 2011 £5.1m
Q2 2011 £5.0m
Q3 2011 £8.1m
Q4 2011 £9.9m
Q1 2012 £5.3m
Q2 2012 £6.2m
Q3 2012 £8.7m
Q4 2012 £10.2m
Q1 2013 £5.2m
Q2 2013 £8.4m
Q3 2013 £10.3m
Q4 2013 £15.4m
Q1 2014 £14.2m
Q2 2014 £10.8m
Q3 2014 £9.4m
Q4 2014 £9.6m
Q1 2015 £11.6m
Q2 2015 £12.3m
Q3 2015 £14.6m
Q4 2015 £18.2m
Q1 2016 £31.1m
Q2 2016 £17.0m
Q3 2016 £14.8m
Q4 2016 £21.9m
Q1 2017 £18.4m
Q2 2017 £36.7m
Q3 2017 £35.3m

Fastest Growing Export Products YTD 2017

Fastest Growing Export Products YTD 2017
  Total Export Value (YTD 2017) Increase in Growth on 2016
Liquid milk and cream £234,793,015 73.7%
Butter and spreads £184,102,093 58.0%
Vegetable oil £334,408,202 46.5%
Salmon £578,474,495 42.5%
Herbs £28,368,340 38.3%
Animal oils £118,202,101 38.1%
Jams and preserves £33,453,229 31.9%
Crisps £68,994,601 30.9%
Smoked fish £49,696,414 28.8%
Eggs £61,763,188 28.7%
Cheese £448,102,952 25.4%
Fruit £115,608,930 23.4%
Wine £412,436,734 21.5%
Soups £46,948,323 20.8%
Yogurt £43,091,688 20.3%
Pasta £41,480,601 19.1%
Lamb £282,828,484 18.7%
Pork £329,680,668 18.3%
Chicken £248,315,532 16.5%
Coffee £206,350,852 14.0%
Nuts £48,078,418 13.7%
Cakes £188,150,330 13.6%
Crustaceans £235,643,538 13.3%
Turkey £29,856,859 13.2%
Beef £360,880,916 12.7%
Waters £43,466,562 12.5%
Sausages £12,677,988 12.4%
Biscuits (savoury) £84,134,011 12.1%
Beer £474,972,017 11.8%
Oats £64,058,718 11.7%
Whey £53,153,432 11.5%
Gin £387,307,598 11.4%
Milk and cream (powders) £187,985,159 11.4%
Fruit juice £94,747,593 11.3%
Whisky £3,156,942,427 10.9%
Breakfast cereals £317,066,043 10.9%
Rice £39,098,600 10.9%
Spices £22,728,924 10.8%
Sugar confectionery £160,016,716 9.4%
Tea £77,470,560 7.4%
Biscuits (sweet) £293,843,441 6.9%
Chocolate £501,877,921 6.6%
Sauces and condiments £246,876,488 5.2%
Ice cream £92,202,311 4.3%
Fish fillets £138,334,754 2.5%
Soft drinks £320,912,699 -0.1%
Molluscs £129,314,814 -0.7%
Bread £86,540,426 -1.8%
Potatoes £52,905,782 -3.9 %
Vitamins and supplements £45,257,583 -5.0%
Vegetables £241,554,414 -5.1%
Cider and perry £21,306,376 -8.8%
Pulses £92,957,286 -12.0%
Rapeseed £52,771,161 -18.2%
Sugar £73,177,361 -19.3%
Vodka £81,220,654 -27.7%
Barley £108,219,243 -42.1%
Wheat £83,081,274 -74.9%

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