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Startling Statistics – Trade Index

Every month we deliver some startling statistics to the readers of the Property Chronicle. This time we present our trade index for the US and UK. 

United Kingdom:

  • Total value of exports to EU 27 countries in February 2020: 13,869 Billion GBP
    • As percentage of total overseas exports: 51%
    • Percentage change since previous year: -7%

 

  • Percentage change in retail sales in April 2020 compared to last year: -23%
    • Latest percentage change for August compared to last year: 3%
    • Percentage change in value compared to last year: 2%
  • Newly registered passenger cars in April 2020: 4321
    • Percentage change compared to last year: -94%
    • Newly registered passenger cars in August: 87226

United States:

  • Total value of exports to UK in July 2020: 4,373 Billion USD
    • As percentage of total overseas exports: 4%
    • As percentage of total exports to the EU: 22%

 

  • Percentage change in retail sales in April 2020 compared to last year: -15%
    • Looking only at retail & food services: -20%
    • E-commerce sales as percentage of total retail sales: 16%

 

  • Value of Manufacturing sales in July: 1.44 trillion USD
    • Percentage change for July compared to last year: -2%
    • Percentage change for April 2020 compared to last year: –18%
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