“The persistent weakness in global trade growth since the financial crisis, particularly in key markets, has continued to stifle the UK’s export performance…”
The trade deficit in goods grew by £0.9 billion between May and June 2016, according to the Office for National Statistics.
The UK trade deficit in goods was £12.4 billion in June 2016.
exports of goods increased by £1.billion to £24.6 billion
imports of goods increased by £1.8 billion, reaching a total of £37 billion.