UK Trade in charts

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Monthly trade data released by ONS today don't make for cheery reading for those hoping for better balanced growth. Here's the headlines in pictures.

1. Deficit widens ... a bit in June

total trade balance (£m)

2. Goods exports fall to both EU and non-EU markets

3. Some markets bucking the trend

% change in exports - three months on three months

4. ...and some sectors too

% changein exports - three months on three months

5. Trade growth globally has shown only modest growth

% change on a year ago, 3mmaSource:CPB World trade monitor


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