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Index of Manufactured Exports 2012 Q2

2nd QUARTER 2012

NS LogoA National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 24 October 2012

A printable version of the statistical bulletin (.pdf) can be viewed at IME 2012Q2 PDF

Results tables (.xls) can be downloaded at IME 2012Q2 XLS

Main Findings

The Scottish Index of Manufactured Exports fell by 4.0 per cent in real terms during the second quarter of 2012.

On an annual basis, comparing the most recent four quarters to the previous four (4Q-on-4Q), the volume of manufactured exports grew by 1.7 per cent.


IME Growth Rates 2007-2012 Q2

 IME 2012 Quarterly growth



Index of Manufactured Exports
constant prices (2007=100)
(seasonally adjusted)

Percentage Change
latest quarter on
previous quarter
latest 4 quarters on
previous 4 quarters
2011 Q1 93.4 +4.2 +2.3
  Q2 95.2 +2.0 +2.5
  Q3 95.3 +0.1 +3.2
  Q4 95.2 -0.4 +5.1
2012 Q1 94.3 -0.9 +4.2
  Q2 90.6 -4.0 +1.7