Export Week and Eurovision

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The culmination of two big events in our Economics team calendar today, with the end of Export Week and the big Eurovision final in Vienna tomorrow.

 

So, in only a way we at EEF can do, let’s combine these two events.

 

Australia – well known for sun, sea, mining, popular daytime soaps and errrrr… being in Europe? Well, maybe not, but they are sensationally taking part in Eurovision.

 

So we’ve got Export Week, we’ve got Australia. I think you know where this is going.

 

In 2014, the UK exported £3.68bn of goods to Australia, and the top ten (2 digit SITC code) sub-sectors are below.

 

Top 10 export sectors from UK to Australia, 2014

Source: UK Trade Info

 

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