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A look at the UK’s top ten exports

Machinery, transport equipment and medicinal & pharmaceutical products dominate the UK’s top exports list.

During 2016 the value of UK goods exports and imports grew at the fastest rate since 2010, the Office for National Statistics’ Pink Book 2017 reveals. Although export volumes actually decreased by 0.9% between 2015-2016, this was offset by export prices increasing by 5.5% and small increases in exported volumes of oil (4%) and basic materials (3%).                                                  

Here’s a closer look at some of these: