International Exports: The total value of international exports from Scotland in 2012 (excluding oil and gas) is estimated at £26.0 billion, of which £15.4 billion was from the manufacturing sector and £8.7 billion from the services sector
Industry Results: The top 5 exporting industries in 2011 were food & beverages (£4.7 billion); manufacture of coke, refined petroleum and chemical products (£4.1 billion); legal, accountancy, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities (£1.7 billion); wholesale retail trade, repair of motor vehicles & motorcycles (£1.7 billion); financial and insurance activities (£1.4 billion).
Export Destinations: The top five export destinations in 2012 were the USA, Netherlands, France, Germany, and Norway.
Rest of UK Exports: The total value of exports from Scotland to the rest of UK in 2012 (excluding oil and gas) is estimated at £47.6 billion, of which £25.3 billion was from the services sector and £12.7 billion from the manufacturing sector.
Latest Global Connections Survey
Next update: January 2015
Latest Index of Manufactured Exports: Total export sales from the manufacturing sector in Scotland fell by 2.2 per cent in real terms during the third quarter of 2013. On a rolling-annual basis (4Q on 4Q), the volume of manufactured exports contracted by 0.9 per cent.
Latest Index of Manufactured Exports
next update: 23 April 2014