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Export statistics Scotland: 2019

Last updated: 1 Dec 2021 - see all updates
Published: 21 Oct 2021
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Economy

Official estimates of Scotland’s exports for 2019. It includes both the services and manufacturing sectors of the Scottish economy although excludes oil and gas. Information on international exports, including EU and non-EU, as well as exports to the rest of the UK are provided.

Published:
21 Oct 2021
Export statistics Scotland: 2019

Scotland’s Exports in 2019

Export Destination

Value of Exports in 2019

Change since 2018

% Change since 2018

International

£35.1 billion

£1.1 billion

+3.4%

…of which EU

£16.4 billion

£0.4 billion

+2.6%

…of which Non-EU

£18.7 billion

£0.7 billion

+4.1%

Rest of the UK

£52.0 billion

£2.5 billion

+5.0%

Total (Int + RUK)

£87.1 billion

£3.6 billion

+4.3%

Source: Export Statistics Scotland 2019

  • Scotland’s international exports increased by £1.1 billion (3.4%) from £33.9 billion in 2018 to £35.1 billion in 2019. Since 2010, Scotland’s international exports have increased by 43% (£10.5 billion) from £24.5 billion.
  • Scotland’s exports to EU countries increased from 2018 by £420 million (2.6%) to £16.4 billion, while exports to non-EU countries increased by £730 million (4.1%) to £18.7 billion in 2019.
  • Scotland’s exports to the rest of the UK also increased over the year, up £2.5 billion (5.0%) to £52.0 billion in 2019.
  • total international and rest of the UK exports in 2019 were estimated to be £87.1 billion, up £3.6 billion (4.3%) from the previous year. Exports to the rest of the UK accounted for 60% of this overall total, and EU and non-EU exports accounted for 19% and 21% respectively.

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First published: 21 Oct 2021 Last updated: 1 Dec 2021 -