United Kingdom

U.S. Trade with United Kingdom in 2022

Export Market Rank
#12 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$3.01 Billion
3-Year Average
$2.84 Billion
Compound Average Growth
2.4% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to United Kingdom in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Forest Products $1.14 Billion --- $812.37 Million 165%
Wine & Related Products $173.23 Million --- $242.48 Million -34%
Tree Nuts $163.01 Million 27,406 $186.76 Million 19%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $161.15 Million --- $39.71 Million 806%
Distilled Spirits $159.7 Million --- $153.14 Million -1%
Soybeans $132.17 Million 242,304 $83.13 Million 49%
Food Preparations $119.06 Million 7,126 $140.09 Million 17%
Essential Oils $67.01 Million 2,872 $92.04 Million -25%
Other Intermediate Products $65.79 Million 3,513 $68.5 Million -5%
Fish and Seafood $64.38 Million 11,161 $98.46 Million -52%

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Changes to UK alcohol tax rates were implemented on August 1, 2023. The UK government calls this an alcohol duty, but it is an excise tax charged at the point of production or importation of drinks of alcoholic strength exceeding 1.2 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) – the percentage of pure alcohol per liter of product.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Japan Treatment for UK Accession to CPTPP

The United Kingdom (UK) and member states of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed the agreement to join the CPTPP in July 2023.
Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, U.S. export health certificates are now required to either follow the Great Britain model health certificates (for destinations within England, Scotland, or Wales) or the European Union model health certificates if shipping to Northern Ireland.


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News and Features

May is World Trade Month, and USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service is marking the occasion by sharing some of the most recent facts and figures about U.S. agricultural trade.
Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Jewel Bronaugh led a USDA trade mission to the United Kingdom June 22-24, joined by leaders from U.S. businesses, farm organizations, and state government agencies who worked together to open doors, strengthen...
June 21, 2022
News Release

USDA Trade Mission Underway in London

Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh is leading a USDA trade mission to the United Kingdom, joined by representatives from U.S. agribusinesses, farm organizations and state departments of agriculture who are interested in exploring export opportunities in this important market.

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