What are Scotlands major imports and exports?
Economy of Scotland
|Export goods||Fish, Confectionery, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Scotch Whisky, Textiles, Timber, Water|
|Main export partners||Rest of the UK 60% WTO Rest of the World 21% EU European Union 19% United States £5.5 bn France £3.0 bn Netherlands £2.8 bn Germany £2.5 bn Belgium £1.3 bn|
What things do Scotland import?
In 2017, Scotland’s top 5 import goods were: (1) Gas, natural & manufactured (£3.1 billion); (2) Office and automatic data processing (ADP) machinery (£2.3 billion); (3) Power generating machinery (£2.2 billion);
What are Scotlands biggest imports?
In 2018 Financial and insurance exports were the most valuable services exports at £12.7 billion. This is also the most valuable exporting sector in Scotland.
What is Scotland’s number 1 export?
Scotland’s top 5 goods export categories in 2018 were: (1) Petroleum products & related materials (£11.5 billion); (2) Beverages (£4.3 billion); (3) Power generating machinery & equipment (£2.6 billion);
What foods does Scotland export?
Scottish food and drink exports hit £6 billion a year
|2017||2016-2017 % Change|
|Dairy & Eggs||49||12%|
|Fish & Seafood||944||23%|
Where is Scotland’s biggest export market?
However, the EU is the most valuable international export region for Scotland accounting for 48% of all international goods and service exports, worth £16 billion in 2018.
What Scotland manufactures?
Aside from its oil and gas industry, Scotland’s industrial sector is perhaps best known for its shipbuilding, whisky production, and smoked salmon. With rumours of a second independence referendum growing, we explore how important Scottish manufacturing is for the whole of the United Kingdom.