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Welsh Exports up to Quarter 4, 2010
Welsh exports for the whole of 2010 were down 0.1 per cent on 2009 (sum of the devolved countries and English regions up 13.1 per cent). Figures for 2010 quarter 4 in isolation were up on the same quarter of 2009 and the previous quarter.
The key results are as follows.
- The value of exports for Wales for the whole of 2010 fell by £12 million compared to 2009.
- There was an increase in exports to EU countries and a fall in exports to non-EU countries, up £241 million (5.0 per cent) and down £253 million (6.0 per cent) respectively.
- Two of the twelve devolved countries and English regions saw falls over this period, with Wales and Scotland down 0.1 per cent and 1.0 per cent respectively. The largest increases were in the South West, London and the West Midlands (up 31.0 per cent, 29.1 per cent and 27.5 per cent respectively).
- Between 1999 and 2010 there was a 40.7 per cent increase in Welsh exports. This compares with an increase of 50.3 per cent for the sum of the UK countries and English regions.
- Looking at 2010 quarter 4 in isolation, total exports (by value) for Wales rose on the corresponding quarter in 2009 by £176 million (up 7.9 per cent) to £2,231 million. All but one of the twelve devolved countries and English regions had increases over this period with London having the largest increase (up 39.1 per cent) and the South East the smallest (up 2.3 per cent). Scotland was the only region to experience a decrease in exports over this period (down 3.6 per cent). Overall, the value of exports for the sum of the UK countries increased by 12.8 per cent.
- Welsh exports for 2010 quarter 4 were higher in value than in the previous quarter (up £162million or 7.2 per cent), whilst the sum of the UK countries and English regions increased by 8.8 per cent. All twelve of the devolved countries and English regions saw increases over this period.
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