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Trade with the EU

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44%
The percentage of UK exports in goods and services going to other countries in the EU (in 2016) was about :
£550 billion
The total of UK exports in goods and services (in 2016) was :
£240 billion
The share of UK exports in goods and services going to other countries in the EU (in 2016) was :
steady
The share of UK exports in goods and services going to other countries in the EU (until 2013) was declining, but is now :
declining
As the developing world has been growing faster than the developed world (and is expected to continue doing so), so the EU's share of the world economy has also been :
53%
The share of imports into the UK from other countries in the EU (2016) was :
fallen
Over the past 16 years, the proportion of imports into the UK from other countries in the EU has [by a few percentage points] :
2%
A lot of goods pass through ports like Rotterdam before being shipped to a final destination outside the EU. The ONS has estimated that the 'Rotterdam Effect' on all exported goods and services to the EU may account for around:
£230 billion
In 2015 we exported goods and services to the rest of the EU worth about
£290 billion
In 2015 the rest of the EU exported to us somewhere around
46%
The proportion of the UK's exports which go to other EU countries
8-17%
The proportion of exports from other EU countries which go to the UK (depending on how you measure it) :
13%
Exports to the rest of the EU as a proprtion of the UK's economy
3-4%
Exports from other EU countries to the UK as a proportion of those countries' economies