United Kingdom
Foreign Trade
Between USA and United Kingdom

Waterborne foreign imports from United Kingdom to the United States in 2014 totaled $26,211,142,423. Exports to United Kingdom in 2014 were $17,176,247,260.

Information about foreign trade between United Kingdom and US ports is avaiable for imports and exports.

The value of container cargo imported from United Kingdom represented 47.6% of all vessel imports, $12,470,606,564 versus $26,211,142,423.

By weight, container cargo imports from United Kingdom represented 18.4% of all vessel shippments, 1,786,659,216 (kg) versus 9,705,331,585 (kg).

Complete details for vessel and container imports and exports since 2003 are shown in the tables and charts below.

Trade totals are only for the USA ports listed here at World Port Source.

Vessel measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $26,211,142,423  $17,176,247,260
2013  $26,266,711,542  $15,256,699,942
2012  $26,514,812,788  $16,752,718,902
2011  $23,585,418,153  $15,764,617,770
2010  $22,698,101,215  $12,870,140,769
2009  $18,222,886,874  $11,742,646,758
2008  $26,414,596,749  $14,107,157,630
2007  $25,298,607,005  $13,241,342,727
2006  $25,115,237,464  $12,250,293,709
2005  $26,989,427,378  $10,699,737,457
2004  $23,337,696,652  $10,074,610,073
2003  $20,551,402,556  $9,269,412,007


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $12,470,606,564  $9,697,351,660
2013  $11,778,124,856  $8,433,078,066
2012  $12,139,405,537  $9,212,543,720
2011  $10,520,422,716  $8,875,642,225
2010  $9,706,645,024  $7,911,406,651
2009  $8,617,762,851  $7,144,766,322
2008  $11,782,199,303  $9,101,017,405
2007  $11,037,826,152  $8,321,204,717
2006  $10,879,932,067  $7,912,249,944
2005  $10,873,461,271  $6,670,219,279
2004  $10,503,913,637  $6,534,024,046
2003  $8,493,886,371  $6,101,175,732


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  9,705,331,585  17,275,429,729
2013  10,126,968,866  19,167,944,753
2012  10,819,799,676  16,985,972,012
2011  10,500,348,428  11,601,026,191
2010  14,205,448,286  8,813,508,143
2009  13,672,683,022  8,797,578,602
2008  13,599,921,156  9,643,626,008
2007  15,317,598,823  7,238,579,299
2006  15,563,208,391  7,312,089,361
2005  22,528,947,096  6,752,564,492
2004  23,589,615,935  6,422,121,446
2003  27,036,961,395  5,502,855,579


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  1,786,659,216  2,222,816,438
2013  1,513,192,307  1,908,078,981
2012  2,013,157,439  1,651,083,947
2011  1,646,946,057  1,625,927,993
2010  1,428,117,632  1,684,100,630
2009  1,424,315,402  1,448,737,397
2008  1,696,526,682  1,951,242,004
2007  1,505,632,478  1,865,144,093
2006  1,697,512,004  1,846,303,368
2005  1,754,718,610  1,753,552,917
2004  1,737,479,821  1,813,274,989
2003  1,659,174,674  1,631,663,882


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Complete import and export trade data is available from the
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
usatrade.census.gov