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- Statistics & Research
Welsh exports for the four quarters up to and including 2015 quarter 2 were down 11.9 per cent on the previous four quarters (sum of the UK countries and English regions down 2.0 per cent). Figures for 2015 quarter 2 in isolation were down on the same quarter in 2014, but up on the previous quarter.
- The value of exports for Wales for the four quarters up to and including 2015 quarter 2 fell by £1,708 million compared with the previous four quarters.
- There was a fall in exports to EU countries of £1,089 million (17.1 per cent) and a fall in exports to non-EU countries of £619 million (7.8 per cent). Exports to the EU accounted for 41.9 per cent of Welsh exports compared to 46.4 per cent for the sum of the UK countries and English regions.
- Seven of the twelve UK countries and English regions had increases with the South West having the largest increase (up 6.0 per cent) followed by London (up 5.5 per cent). The remaining five regions saw falls over this period, with the East having the largest fall (down 19.0 per cent) followed by Wales (down 11.9 per cent).
- Between 1999 and the four quarters up to and including 2015 quarter 2 there was a 97.3 per cent increase in Welsh exports, the fifth largest increase of the UK countries and English regions. This compares with an increase of 71.6 per cent for the sum of the UK countries and English regions. All UK countries and English regions increased over this period.
- Looking at 2015 quarter 2 in isolation, total exports (by value) for Wales were down on the corresponding quarter in 2014 by £265 million (down 7.7 per cent) to £3,181 million. Four of the twelve UK countries and English regions had falls over this period. The East had the largest fall (down 17.9 per cent) whilst London had the largest increase (up 19.6 per cent). Overall, the value of exports for the sum of the UK countries and English regions increased by 3.7 per cent.
- Welsh exports for 2015 quarter 2 were higher in value than in the previous quarter (up £55 million or 1.8 per cent), whilst the sum of the UK countries and English regions increased by 4.7 per cent. Ten of the twelve UK countries and English regions had increases over this period with the South East having the largest increase (up 17.1 per cent) and the East having the largest fall (down 4.9 per cent).
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