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United Kingdom trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/12 - 2021/4

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


Share of USA's2020/12
%
2021/1
%
2021/2
%
2021/3
%
2021/4
%
Export3.43.73.73.53.5
Import2.31.92.02.12.0
Trade in Goods2.72.62.72.72.6

USA's foreign trade with United Kingdom, exports to United Kingdom and imports from United Kingdom in April 2021


The text of the following analysis is produced by a computer program. The program is a test version and its rule base at this stage is still quite limited.

United Kingdom's share of USA's foreign trade in goods in April 2021 represented a share of 2.6 per cent. Share of USA's that month's exports was 3.5% and 2.0% of imports. In April United Kingdom was USA's seventh largest foreign trade partner. Amounting trade to worth of $9.7 billion was 26.3 per cent bigger than in April of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with United Kingdom was $477 million of surplus.

The value of imports from United Kingdom was 10.6 per cent higher than in April of the previous year, thus amounting to $4.6 billion. Major product categories of imports from United Kingdom were Sitc781 (motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars), representing 16.0 percent of imports, Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind) 7.4 % and Sitc541 (medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542) 4.7 % of the imports.

The value of exports to United Kingdom were 44.9 percent higher than in April of the previous year, thus amounting to $5.1 billion. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary), which represented a share of 17.0 per cent of total exports, Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof) 9.7 % and Sitc333 (petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude) 9.5 % of the exports.

Development during January-April 2021

The trade in goods between January and April of 2021 was of lesser value than in the corresponding period of the previous year. The value of the trade was $37.1 billion, down 5.9 %. During January-April the value of imports was $17.5 billion. The export value was $19.6 billion. Compared to the corresponding period in 2020, the value of imports decreased by -4.4% and the value of exports by -7.1 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc781 (motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars), worth $2.7 billion. In export the largest value had Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary), worth being $3.1 billion. The trade balance between USA and United Kingdomin between January and April was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $2.1 billion.


Table: USA's export to United Kingdom (GB) during 2020/12 - 2021/4

2020 / 122021 / 12021 / 22021 / 32021 / 4
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 93.2 2.0 89.9 1.9 89.5 2.0 89.2 1.7 94.5 1.9
00. Live animals 3.1 0.1 1.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
01. Meat and meat preparations 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 1.10 0.0 3.5 0.1 2.7 0.1 3.0 0.1 3.5 0.1
03. Fish and fish preparations 9.9 0.2 4.8 0.1 3.8 0.1 5.1 0.1 2.3 0.0
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 6.4 0.1 4.1 0.1 10.5 0.2 5.3 0.1 3.7 0.1
05. Vegetables and fruit 35.3 0.8 32.8 0.7 31.0 0.7 44.0 0.8 43.5 0.9
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 2.5 0.1 2.5 0.1 2.6 0.1 3.5 0.1 4.2 0.1
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 3.6 0.1 4.0 0.1 3.5 0.1 4.9 0.1 3.7 0.1
08. Feeding stuff for animals 13.6 0.3 17.5 0.4 19.10 0.4 3.4 0.1 10.9 0.2
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 16.7 0.4 19.1 0.4 14.8 0.3 19.2 0.4 22.1 0.4
1. Beverages and tobacco 23.5 0.5 19.1 0.4 22.3 0.5 30.7 0.6 34.3 0.7
11. Beverages 23.5 0.5 19.1 0.4 22.3 0.5 30.7 0.6 34.3 0.7
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 136.5 3.0 356.4 7.6 275.1 6.1 341.7 6.4 266.9 5.2
22. Oil seeds,oleaginous fruits 0.3 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.10 0.0 1.9 0.0 2.1 0.0
23. Crude rubber (incl.synthetic) 5.4 0.1 6.5 0.1 4.6 0.1 2.8 0.1 9.5 0.2
24. Cork and wood 62.1 1.4 68.2 1.5 59.2 1.3 71.2 1.3 72.2 1.4
25. Pulp and waste paper 1.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.7 0.0 2.3 0.0 3.0 0.1
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 2.8 0.1 2.1 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.0 0.0
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 3.4 0.1 3.4 0.1 3.4 0.1 4.3 0.1 4.1 0.1
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 54.9 1.2 267.5 5.7 194.6 4.3 250.6 4.7 170.4 3.3
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 6.8 0.1 6.6 0.1 8.3 0.2 7.9 0.1 4.9 0.1
3. Mineral fuels etc 550.5 12.1 470.4 10.1 469.7 10.3 443.9 8.3 731.3 14.4
32. Coal,coke and briquettes 7.1 0.2 9.0 0.2 25.5 0.6 7.9 0.1 21.1 0.4
33. Petroleum and products 339.7 7.5 354.5 7.6 175.2 3.9 321.10 6.0 572.0 11.2
34. Gas,natural and manufactured 203.7 4.5 107.0 2.3 269.1 5.9 114.1 2.1 138.3 2.7
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 11.0 0.2 8.8 0.2 1.1 0.0 6.3 0.1 17.9 0.4
41. Animal oils and fats 7.9 0.2 5.8 0.1 0.5 0.0 5.4 0.1 8.1 0.2
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.0
43. Processed animal or vegetable oils,etc. 2.10 0.1 2.6 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 9.3 0.2
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 599.6 13.2 503.4 10.8 817.6 18.0 763.2 14.3 689.6 13.5
51. Organic chemicals 61.2 1.3 59.5 1.3 79.2 1.7 96.4 1.8 73.9 1.5
52. Inorganic chemicals 17.3 0.4 12.10 0.3 14.2 0.3 18.8 0.4 10.10 0.2
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 6.1 0.1 10.2 0.2 9.6 0.2 11.5 0.2 11.10 0.2
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 244.2 5.4 154.5 3.3 458.3 10.1 348.1 6.5 285.0 5.6
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 65.7 1.4 59.9 1.3 63.0 1.4 78.10 1.5 82.3 1.6
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.8 0.0
57. Plastics in primary forms 41.7 0.9 41.8 0.9 49.2 1.1 52.4 1.0 39.2 0.8
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 34.9 0.8 43.7 0.9 39.1 0.9 46.2 0.9 43.4 0.9
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 127.5 2.8 120.2 2.6 103.9 2.3 109.1 2.0 142.5 2.8
6. Basic manufactures 294.6 6.5 228.8 4.9 387.7 8.5 271.3 5.1 243.0 4.8
61. Leather,dressed fur,etc. 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.5 0.0
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 11.6 0.3 12.4 0.3 12.4 0.3 16.5 0.3 16.4 0.3
63. Wood and cork manufactures 5.1 0.1 4.4 0.1 5.7 0.1 7.2 0.1 6.9 0.1
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 18.4 0.4 17.7 0.4 18.4 0.4 19.2 0.4 18.6 0.4
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 16.4 0.4 19.3 0.4 16.9 0.4 21.5 0.4 20.5 0.4
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 34.10 0.8 41.3 0.9 78.8 1.7 52.5 1.0 51.5 1.0
67. Iron and steel 8.8 0.2 10.9 0.2 13.0 0.3 23.1 0.4 14.8 0.3
68. Non-ferrous metals 129.7 2.9 45.9 1.0 161.9 3.6 44.9 0.8 32.10 0.6
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 69.6 1.5 76.9 1.6 80.3 1.8 86.0 1.6 81.2 1.6
7. Machinery,transport equipment 1,244.1 27.4 1,476.4 31.6 1,206.9 26.6 1,678.8 31.5 1,394.1 27.4
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 90.6 2.0 84.9 1.8 93.6 2.1 125.7 2.4 100.7 2.0
72. Machinery for specialized industries 84.9 1.9 57.6 1.2 70.6 1.6 85.8 1.6 67.2 1.3
73. Metal working machinery 11.6 0.3 12.1 0.3 14.9 0.3 16.10 0.3 14.5 0.3
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 183.7 4.0 189.1 4.0 175.6 3.9 247.4 4.6 212.6 4.2
75. Office machines and adp machines 81.7 1.8 90.4 1.9 68.8 1.5 95.3 1.8 72.8 1.4
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 107.0 2.4 81.0 1.7 94.1 2.1 129.9 2.4 101.4 2.0
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 182.2 4.0 177.6 3.8 189.8 4.2 241.8 4.5 204.4 4.0
78. Road vehicles 108.5 2.4 86.2 1.8 133.8 2.9 131.3 2.5 122.9 2.4
79. Other transport equipment 394.0 8.7 697.10 14.9 366.2 8.1 605.1 11.4 497.10 9.8
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 524.8 11.5 460.10 9.9 455.5 10.0 736.6 13.8 553.7 10.9
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 3.3 0.1 3.9 0.1 3.5 0.1 8.10 0.2 3.5 0.1
82. Furniture and parts thereof 10.8 0.2 10.4 0.2 8.8 0.2 13.1 0.2 13.8 0.3
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 1.7 0.0 1.7 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 2.1 0.0
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 15.5 0.3 13.5 0.3 12.9 0.3 19.4 0.4 16.2 0.3
85. Footwear 2.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.10 0.0 3.3 0.1 1.4 0.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 169.6 3.7 133.0 2.8 134.6 3.0 187.7 3.5 157.1 3.1
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 24.4 0.5 19.10 0.4 25.2 0.6 27.7 0.5 27.2 0.5
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 297.9 6.5 277.3 5.9 266.8 5.9 475.4 8.9 332.8 6.5
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 1,071.2 23.5 1,056.10 22.6 814.8 17.9 963.5 18.1 1,067.8 21.0
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 62.8 1.4 66.3 1.4 57.4 1.3 49.6 0.9 55.7 1.1
96. Coin (not gold coin or legal) 2.9 0.1 0.7 0.0 4.9 0.1 2.3 0.0 4.9 0.1
97. Gold,non-monetary 868.2 19.1 861.3 18.4 627.2 13.8 769.3 14.4 863.9 17.0
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 130.0 2.9 122.9 2.6 122.6 2.7 141.9 2.7 142.4 2.8
0-9. All groups combined 4,548.5 100.0 4,670.7 100.0 4,539.7 100.0 5,324.9 100.0 5,092.7 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from United Kingdom (GB) to USA during 2020/12 - 2021/4

2020 / 122021 / 12021 / 22021 / 32021 / 4
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 48.10 1.0 41.0 1.0 45.2 1.2 55.5 1.1 54.1 1.2
00. Live animals 3.7 0.1 1.4 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.3 0.0 2.3 0.0
01. Meat and meat preparations 1.8 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.10 0.1 1.10 0.0 2.5 0.1
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 7.4 0.1 5.0 0.1 5.4 0.1 6.5 0.1 6.9 0.1
03. Fish and fish preparations 5.10 0.1 8.4 0.2 8.8 0.2 12.1 0.2 11.7 0.3
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 9.5 0.2 7.2 0.2 6.8 0.2 9.6 0.2 7.1 0.2
05. Vegetables and fruit 2.9 0.1 2.4 0.1 1.10 0.0 1.10 0.0 2.2 0.0
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 2.10 0.1 0.8 0.0 2.6 0.1 1.9 0.0 2.3 0.0
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 4.1 0.1 4.5 0.1 4.7 0.1 4.7 0.1 4.7 0.1
08. Feeding stuff for animals 1.2 0.0 2.4 0.1 2.2 0.1 2.7 0.1 3.7 0.1
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 9.9 0.2 7.10 0.2 9.9 0.3 13.3 0.3 10.10 0.2
1. Beverages and tobacco 116.7 2.4 99.1 2.5 67.2 1.7 117.4 2.3 139.5 3.0
11. Beverages 116.7 2.4 99.1 2.5 67.0 1.7 117.2 2.3 139.4 3.0
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 116.5 2.4 121.6 3.1 89.7 2.3 156.7 3.1 99.9 2.2
23. Crude rubber (incl.synthetic) 1.9 0.0 0.5 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.1 0.0
25. Pulp and waste paper 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.0
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 0.7 0.0 0.6 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.0 0.0
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 1.8 0.0 1.5 0.0 2.2 0.1 1.9 0.0 1.8 0.0
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 110.3 2.2 117.10 3.0 82.8 2.1 150.5 3.0 93.3 2.0
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.7 0.0 1.4 0.0
3. Mineral fuels etc 206.4 4.2 97.7 2.5 120.4 3.1 233.9 4.6 154.7 3.4
33. Petroleum and products 197.8 4.0 97.7 2.5 120.3 3.1 233.8 4.6 154.7 3.4
34. Gas,natural and manufactured 8.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0 0.0
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 2.3 0.0 1.4 0.0 2.3 0.1 2.1 0.0 2.2 0.0
41. Animal oils and fats 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.2 0.0
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 1.4 0.0 1.4 0.0 2.1 0.1 1.4 0.0 2.1 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 1,094.1 22.3 780.9 19.9 734.10 18.9 988.2 19.4 784.9 17.0
51. Organic chemicals 116.2 2.4 68.7 1.7 98.6 2.5 103.2 2.0 96.10 2.1
52. Inorganic chemicals 7.8 0.2 5.10 0.2 8.3 0.2 8.3 0.2 7.1 0.2
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 15.5 0.3 13.8 0.4 16.0 0.4 15.9 0.3 15.6 0.3
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 712.4 14.5 498.9 12.7 375.5 9.7 598.8 11.8 420.2 9.1
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 45.5 0.9 42.7 1.1 40.8 1.0 51.7 1.0 53.7 1.2
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 2.7 0.1 0.7 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.0 0.0
57. Plastics in primary forms 20.7 0.4 21.2 0.5 24.8 0.6 27.3 0.5 28.5 0.6
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 28.2 0.6 24.7 0.6 29.1 0.7 35.1 0.7 34.3 0.7
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 145.5 3.0 104.6 2.7 141.2 3.6 146.8 2.9 127.10 2.8
6. Basic manufactures 265.2 5.4 398.8 10.1 344.9 8.9 409.7 8.1 335.3 7.3
61. Leather,dressed fur,etc. 1.5 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.7 0.0 1.9 0.0
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 15.6 0.3 12.8 0.3 15.5 0.4 17.9 0.4 17.6 0.4
63. Wood and cork manufactures 1.1 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.7 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.5 0.0
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 19.2 0.4 17.6 0.4 18.6 0.5 21.3 0.4 24.8 0.5
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 22.1 0.4 15.1 0.4 17.6 0.5 25.4 0.5 21.6 0.5
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 21.3 0.4 22.2 0.6 20.9 0.5 32.8 0.6 28.5 0.6
67. Iron and steel 31.5 0.6 14.1 0.4 46.6 1.2 52.8 1.0 40.0 0.9
68. Non-ferrous metals 95.4 1.9 264.9 6.7 170.0 4.4 194.7 3.8 137.3 3.0
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 57.9 1.2 50.6 1.3 53.9 1.4 62.4 1.2 63.4 1.4
7. Machinery,transport equipment 2,178.4 44.4 1,688.0 42.9 1,632.5 42.0 2,185.9 43.0 2,036.7 44.1
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 292.9 6.0 232.4 5.9 294.6 7.6 274.3 5.4 284.2 6.2
72. Machinery for specialized industries 159.4 3.2 138.4 3.5 166.1 4.3 162.7 3.2 156.4 3.4
73. Metal working machinery 22.6 0.5 23.8 0.6 17.5 0.4 23.10 0.5 23.8 0.5
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 225.4 4.6 192.4 4.9 222.8 5.7 269.5 5.3 264.2 5.7
75. Office machines and adp machines 121.9 2.5 55.2 1.4 39.9 1.0 51.3 1.0 40.2 0.9
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 56.2 1.1 38.7 1.0 41.4 1.1 54.4 1.1 45.0 1.0
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 171.3 3.5 140.10 3.6 150.1 3.9 200.1 3.9 177.4 3.8
78. Road vehicles 940.4 19.2 650.3 16.5 538.8 13.9 961.7 18.9 843.1 18.3
79. Other transport equipment 188.6 3.8 216.3 5.5 161.7 4.2 188.2 3.7 202.8 4.4
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 515.1 10.5 409.3 10.4 511.9 13.2 515.2 10.1 576.6 12.5
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 7.9 0.2 4.1 0.1 5.9 0.2 6.4 0.1 7.7 0.2
82. Furniture and parts thereof 41.4 0.8 39.6 1.0 32.2 0.8 46.1 0.9 38.3 0.8
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 1.5 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.6 0.0
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 13.8 0.3 8.3 0.2 8.5 0.2 8.7 0.2 9.5 0.2
85. Footwear 2.1 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.8 0.0 3.2 0.1 2.1 0.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 225.0 4.6 160.6 4.1 173.8 4.5 213.10 4.2 199.6 4.3
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 16.9 0.3 13.9 0.4 14.8 0.4 19.5 0.4 16.3 0.4
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 206.8 4.2 180.7 4.6 274.1 7.1 216.2 4.3 301.8 6.5
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 364.9 7.4 294.8 7.5 339.2 8.7 421.7 8.3 432.0 9.4
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 319.9 6.5 253.1 6.4 261.9 6.7 339.4 6.7 340.5 7.4
96. Coin (not gold coin or legal) 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.0
97. Gold,non-monetary 0.2 0.0 0.10 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.0
98. (USA Sitc) Estimate of import items valued under $251 and of other low valued items nonexempt from formal entry 39.1 0.8 33.9 0.9 37.2 1.0 43.5 0.9 43.0 0.9
0-9. All groups combined 4,908.3 100.0 3,932.2 100.0 3,887.8 100.0 5,085.7 100.0 4,615.5 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

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